Specialist Questions

Category: Direct Pulp Capping

For Direct Pulp Capping, do you recommend using MTA or Calcium Hydroxide?

By Dr. Barry H. Korzen | Posted October 7, 2014

Even though Calcium Hydroxide (CH) has historically been the pulp capping agent of choice, in an excellent paper published on the Journal of Endodontics’ website on September 14, 2014 Mente et al addresses this question. Their paper reports on a controlled, historic cohort study project where potential prognostic factors were evaluated.