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TheraCal LC

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Product Description
With its unique ability to stimulate apatite, TheraCal LC, a light-cured, resin-modified calcium silicate, is ideal for direct and indirect pulp capping and for use as a protective base/liner. Because of its excellent handling properties, TheraCal LC stays where it is place to efficiently aid in the regenerative process. Its alkaline pH promotes healing and results in virtually no postoperative sensitivity.

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For pulp capping and lining, TheraCal LC is easy to use and simple to place.   A lifesaver.” That’s how a dentist with 35 years of experience described TheraCal LC . As one of 15 dentists who participated in this Dental Product Shopper evaluation, he went on to say, “I had given up on [another product], so I really had no alternative. I like the working time and ease of use of [TheraCal LC].” Bisco’s TheraCal LC is a light-cured, resin-modified calcium silicate filled liner indicated for direct and indirect pulp capping . It a...

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An Immediate Dentin Sealing Technique for Single-Visit Pulp Capping/Crown Prep

Brya n Bauer, DDS, FAGD, graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Dentistry in 2004. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantology, and is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Bauer also tests...

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Using a Laser for Class I Cavity Prep in a Pediatric Patient

A healthy 7-year-old boy was brought to my office for a second opinion. The father, who is a dental hygienist, had (under proper supervision) placed a sealant on his son’s tooth No. 19 (Figures 1 and 2). On taking a radiograph of this tooth at the patient’s 6-month recall, the...

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TheraCal LC An Ideal Option for Deep Cavity Preparations

TheraCal LC An Ideal Option for Deep Cavity Preparations The quest for the ideal pulp capping material has spurred a lot of research on various formulations. A model pulp capping material should maintain vitality, reduce sensitivity, promote biologic regenerative activity and therefore dentinal health, encourage re-mineralization, and be easy to use. Although both glass-ionomer cements and calcium-hydroxide materials have been recommended for deep-cavity lining, their performance is less than desirable when in direct contact with pulpal tissues. MTA is difficult to place and requires a setting time that is clinically much too long. ...

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