Calcium Hydroxide or Mineral Trioxide Aggregate may be Used for the Apexification of Immature Teeth

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Abstract

Article Title and Bibliographic Information

Apexification of immature teeth with calcium hydroxide or mineral trioxide aggregate: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Article Title and Bibliographic Information

Chala S, Abouqal R, Rida S, Morocco R.

Article Title and Bibliographic Information

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2011;112:e36-e42.

Reviewer

Anupama Rao Tate, DMD

Purpose/Question

To compare the efficacy of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) and calcium hydroxide (CH) for the root-end induction of immature teeth

Source of Funding

Information not available

Type of Study/Design

Systematic review and meta-analysis of data

Level of Evidence

Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence

Strength of Recommendation Grade

Grade B: Limited-quality patient-oriented evidence

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