Clinical evaluation of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) in direct pulp capping in adults

Introduction: The main aim during any dental treatment is to maintain vital pulp as long as possible. Objective: The aim of this study was to assess clinically the use of MTA in direct pulp capping in adult patient.

Method: MTA was performed in two visits treatment protocol on direct pulp capping in adult.

Results: Clinical and radiological examination conducted after 7 months post treatment of direct pulp capping in adult resulted in proper pulp vitality and normal radiographic image of the tooth.

Conclusions: MTA can be a reliable pulp-capping material on direct pulp exposures in permanent teeth in adults

Author(s): Ewa Rodakowska, Joanna Baginska

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