Journal of Conservative Dentistry
Home About us Editorial Board Instructions Submission Subscribe Advertise Contact e-Alerts Login 
Users Online: 2865
Print this page  Email this page Bookmark this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 283-287

Comparative evaluation of different direct pulp capping agents in carious tooth: An in vivo study


1 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Government Dental College and Hospital, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Government Dental College and Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shikha Kamal Kanodia
9, Sahjanand Villa-1, New CG Road, Chandkeda, Ahmedabad - 382 424, Gujarat
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jcd.jcd_71_21

Rights and Permissions

Background: The success of direct pulp capping (DPC) depends on the preoperative assessment of pulpal status, intraoperative judgment after pulp exposure, and the biomaterials used to cap the pulp. Aim: The study aims to compare the clinical and radiographic responses of the pulp–dentin complex after DPC with TheraCal LC, Biodentine, and current gold standard mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) Plus. Materials and Methods: Ninety vital permanent teeth with Class I deep carious lesions were randomly divided into three different groups. After the caries excavation, hemostasis was established using sodium hypochlorite at the site of pulp exposure on which the material was placed. Clinical and radiographic follow-ups were performed at 1-, 3-, and 6-month intervals. Results: Overall success rates of MTA Plus, Biodentine, and TheraCal LC were statistically insignificant. Conclusions: TheraCal LC and Biodentine showed similar success rates when compared to MTA Plus and can be used as an agent in DPC.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1707    
    Printed112    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded131    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal