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 and unique ability to stimulate apatite, TheraCal LC® stays where it is placed to efficiently aid in the regenerative process. Its alkaline pH promotes healing and results in virtually no postoperative sensitivity.
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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. ...Read More