Minimally Invasive Management of a Dental Trauma: Two Years of Follow‑up in Biodentine‑Induced Maturogenesis


1 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran

2 Department of Restorative, Dental Research Center, School of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Dental trauma is an ordinary complication in childhood period. Most of the traumas are crown fractures in the permanent dentition. Complicated crown fracture, introduced as a crown fracture accompanied by pulp exposure. Treatment plan and long‑term prognosis could be modified
by different factors, such as fracture line position, root development, alveolar bone fracture, and occlusion. In traumatized open apices teeth, apexogenesis can be occurred after traumatic exposure by vital pulp therapy procedures such as pulp capping, partial or complete pulpotomy in pertinent to the size of the exposure. In this complicated crown fracture case, cervical pulpotomy was performed with a silicate‑based biomaterial. Patients smile and esthetic demands play an important role in the perception and judgment that people have of others appearance and character. To reconstruct the patient’s smile line, the adhesive reattachment of the coronal fractured fragment to the remaining tooth structure was planned. Reattachment could be suggested as an ideal treatment procedure for crown fracture cases. This technique could be applied to achieve excellent esthetic outcomes and normal function. At 1‑year follow‑up visit, the patient had no complaints of pain. The clinical and
radiographic examination showed a stable reattachment and good periodontal health. Apex diameter was decreased significantly. Physiological root‑end closure was obvious. Secondary dentin and calcific barrier were also observed on the radiograph below the Biodentine layer.


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