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Lesion Sterilization and Tissue Repair—A Recent Novel Approach for the Treatment of Very Uncooperative Pediatric Patients

Teena Gupta, Gunmeen Sadna, Neha Aggarwal

Keywords : Dentoalveolar abscess, Endodontic treatment, Lesion STR, Noninstrumentation triple antibiotic paste

Citation Information : Gupta T, Sadna G, Aggarwal N. Lesion Sterilization and Tissue Repair—A Recent Novel Approach for the Treatment of Very Uncooperative Pediatric Patients. Curr Trends Diagn Treat 2018; 2 (1):50-53.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10055-0038

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Published Online: 01-06-2018

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Introduction: Root canal complexities of deciduous teeth often makes the treatment difficult and makes the child patient uncooperative and sometimes leads to treatment failure. Therefore the noninvasive approach is needed to obtain good cooperation from child patient. Aim: This case report aimed to evaluate the use of triple antibiotic paste clinically-a combination of antibacterial drugs, i.e., metronidazole, minocycline, and ciprofloxacin (3Mix), and propylene glycol as pulp medicament on a necrosed primary molar. Case description: Two children reported with necrosed primary molar and dentoalveolar abscess were treated with lesion sterilization and tissue repair (LSTR) therapy. The triple antibiotic paste was placed in the access cavity and then sealed with glass-ionomer cement. Subjects were asked for recall visits post-treatment, for clinical and radiographic evaluation. Conclusion: The study revealed that LSTR treatment showed clinical and radiographic positive response on necrosed primary molars in an uncooperative patient.

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