Calcium hydroxide-induced resorption of deciduous teeth: A possible explanation

Introduction: Calcium hydroxide (CaH) is customarily used for permanent teeth but not for deciduous dentition because it is known to cause internal resorption in the latter. Though this has been attributed to chronic inflammation and odontoclasts, the exact mechanism has not been elucidated. The Hyp...

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Main Authors: G R Ravi, R V Subramanyam
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2012-01-01
Series:Dental Hypotheses
Online Access:;year=2012;volume=3;issue=3;spage=90;epage=94;aulast=Ravi