apexogenesis

apexogenesis

 [a″peks-o-jen´ĕ-sis]
normal development of the root apex of a tooth.

a·pex·o·gen·e·sis

(ā-peksō-jenĕ-sis)
Normal development of the apex of the root of a tooth.
[apex- + G. genesis, origin, birth]

a·pex·o·gen·e·sis

(ā-peksō-jenĕ-sis)
Normal development of apex of tooth root.
[apex- + G. genesis, origin, birth]

apexogenesis

stimulation to make the end of a tooth root close in a traumatized tooth with healthy pulp.
References in periodicals archive ?
In some cases, apexogenesis or pulpectomy has been provided either electively or following exposure with a successful outcome [Ignelzi et al.
Apexogenesis in permanent teeth where there is an open apex presents difficulties.
MTA materials have excellent potential as pulp-capping and pulpotomy medicaments, as an apical and furcation restorative material as well as preparation for apexogenesis and apexification treatments [Roberts et al.