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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 399-404

Biological approach in repair of partially inflamed dental pulp using second-generation platelet-rich fibrin and mineral trioxide aggregate as a pulp medicament in primary molars


Department of Pedodontics, Himachal Dental College, Sundar Nagar, Himachal Pradesh, India

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Dr. Maria Manhas
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Himachal Dental College, Sunder Nagar - 175 002, Himachal Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JISPPD.JISPPD_133_19

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Aim: The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare clinically and radiographically PRF, MTA and Ca(OH)2 as a pulp dressing material in primary molars. Material and Methods: The study was conducted on 30 children between 6-9 years of age. Pulpotomy was performed using MTA(Gp I), PRF + MTA(Gp II) and PRF +Ca(OH)2(Group III). The teeth were evaluated clinically and radiographically after 1,3 and 6 months and were subjected to statistics analysis. Results: After 6 months follow-up the overall success rate was found to be highest in Gp I with success rate of 97% followed by Gp II 95% and Gp III 78.3%. The results were found to be statistically insignificant (P ≤ 0.05). Conclusion: All materials used in the present study were equally effective as the success rates are statistically insignificant.






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