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International Dental Journal of Student Research


The contribution of collagen matrix in apexification with MM-MTA®


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Author Details: Nesrine TEBBEB, Ehsen ABDELMOUMEN, Sonia ZOUITEN, Imen GNABA, Abdelatif BOUGHZELA

Volume : 5

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2278-3784

Print ISSN : 2394-708X

Article First Page : 29

Article End Page : 35


Abstract

The absence of an apical constriction and the divergent apical architecture of the root canal hamper complete debridement, canal disinfection and obturation. In the past, calcium hydroxide was currently used to create a root- end barrier, but there are some disadvantages. Since its invention, the MTA has been popularized in endodontic because of its excellent properties.
This article presents a detailed case report of the use of a collagenic matrix prior to placement of MTA as an apical barrier and a second case without the use of the matrix.

Keywords:
MTA, Matrix collagenic, Apexification, Open apice