apexification

a·pex·i·fi·ca·tion

(ā-pek'si-fi-kā'shŭn),
Induced tooth root development or closure of the root apex by hard tissue deposition.

apexification

[-if′ikā′shən]
Etymology: L, apex + facere, to make
a process of promoting apical closure of the root in an endodontically treated tooth by placement of calcium hydroxide paste or other tissue-tolerant material in the root canal after an apicoectomy.

a·pex·i·fi·ca·tion

(ā-pek'si-fi-kā'shŭn)
Induced tooth root development or closure of the root apex by hard tissue deposition.

a·pex·i·fi·ca·tion

(ā-pek'si-fi-kā'shŭn)
Treatment to induce formation of an incomplete apex with a necrotic pulp.

apexification (āpek´sifikā´shə),

n the process of induced root development or apical closure of the root by hard tissue deposition.

apexification

stimulation to form a closed apex in a tooth with necrotic pulp.
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14] Some case reports show that the combination of PRF membrane as a matrix and MTA in apexification procedures prove to be an effective alternative for creating artificial end barriers and to induce faster periapical healing.
Biodentine is considered as bioactive and biocompatible dentine substitute material designed to replace damaged dentine both for restorative and endodontic purposes such as root perforations, apexification, resorptive lesions, and also as a retrograde filling material in endodontic surgery.
Calcium hydroxide is a material of choice for pulp capping procedure and is widely used for lining, apexification and root canal dressing.
Even in large sexually mature males and females the apex remains open, and apexification (i.
Calcium hydroxide induced apexification with apical root development: a clinical case report.
For several decades, scientific research situated calcium hydroxide (CH) in a privileged position as a choice with high predictive abilities for pulp therapy since it allows preserving vitality and stimulating dental tissue remineralization in clinical conditions such as pulp capping, apexification, and internal resorption, to name just a few.
Apexification of anterior teeth: a comparative evaluation of mineral trioxide aggregate and calcium hydroxide paste.
MTA materials have demonstrated acceptable biocompatible behaviour and also exhibited acceptable in vivo biologic performance when used for root-end fillings, perforation repairs, pulp-capping and pulpotomy, and apexification treatment in children [Roberts et al.
Single visit apexification with mineral trioxide aggregate.
Treatment of the pulp of the immature tooth apexification with Mineral Trioxide Aggregate