Possible mechanisms of lack of dentin bridge formation in response to calcium hydroxide in primary teeth

Introduction: The usage of Calcium hydroxide (CaOH2) has wide applications due to the property of osteo-inductive, protective, and antibacterial actions. However, it is not used in primary teeth, as it fails to form reparative dentin and the exact mechanism has not been explained. The hypothesis: Th...

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Main Authors: G R Ravi, R V Subramanyam
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2015-01-01
Series:Dental Hypotheses
Online Access:http://www.dentalhypotheses.com/article.asp?issn=2155-8213;year=2015;volume=6;issue=1;spage=6;epage=9;aulast=Ravi