Conservative management of discolored maxillary central incisor with open apex using Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) apical plug and walking bleach Method: A case report.
Esthetics enhancement is a better treatment option for a non-fracture discolored traumatic maxillary central incisor (Max CI). The traumatic injury occurred in Max CI teeth because it was present in the most anterior region of the jaw. Necrosis (pulpal) in Max CI is the second commonest complication after fracture due to trauma. Open apex, incomplete root development, root shortening, roots with a poor remaining dentinal thickness (RDT), and a compromised crown root ratio all these factors affect the survival prognosis of traumatized teeth. Nowadays MTA based bio regenerative material helps in treatment strategies like apexification that was a popular treatment of open apex cases. Necrosis associated discoloration is managed with a conservative approach non-vital bleaching, less time consuming, and satisfy the economical and esthetic aspect for the patient.
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