Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Series Volume 5 Issue 12

Laser Assisted Disinfection in Regenerative Endodontics with CBCT Follow Up - Case Series

Divya Doddamani*, Saraswathi V. Naik, Basappa Nadig, Sanjana Ratnakar Kodical, Swapna Shailendra Virdikar and Payel Banerjee

Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere, India

*Corresponding Author: Divya Doddamani, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere, India.

Received: October 25, 2021; Published: November 15, 2021


  Management of necrotic young permanent teeth poses greater endodontic challenge to the clinicians. Regenerative endodontics involves the interplay of three key elements of tissue engineering—stem cells, scaffolds, and growth factors. Along with this, efficient root canal disinfection plays a major role. These procedures rely heavily on root canal disinfection. Traditionally used irrigants and medicaments were reported to show drawbacks. Therefore, the purpose of the report is to present the results of laser assisted disinfection in regenerative endodontic cases. Case series describes about the management of four cases of necrotic young permanent teeth. Cases were treated using laser assisted disinfection method. Blood clot was used as a scaffold and coronal seal was given using Mineral trioxide aggregate and final restoration was placed. Laser assisted disinfection combined with blood clot scaffold systems lead to apical closure and increasing radicular thickness in necrotic young permanent teeth. Laser assisted disinfection has been confirmed as an effective adjunct for root canal disinfection. This is the rarest case series which documents the efficacy of a new disinfection protocol in pulp regeneration which showed quantitative outcome of Regenerative Endodontic Therapy when followed for 12 months with CBCT follow up.

Keywords: Regenerative Endodontics; Laser; Disinfection; Sodium hypochlorite; Tooth Apex


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Citation: Divya Doddamani., et al. “Laser Assisted Disinfection in Regenerative Endodontics with CBCT Follow Up - Case Series". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 5.12 (2021): 23-28.


Copyright: © 2021 Divya Doddamani., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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