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BISCO's TheraCal PT is a biocompatible, dual-cured, resin-modified calcium silicate designed for pulpotomy treatment. TheraCal PT maintains tooth vitality by performing as a barrier and protectant of the dental pulpal complex.
TheraCal PT’s chemical formulation consists of synthetic Portland cement calcium silicate particles in a unique hydrophilic matrix which facilitates calcium release. TheraCal PT is radiopaque allowing for easy identification and differentiation from recurrent decay and other restorative materials. TheraCal PT’s physical properties resist breakdown and degradation leading to a durable seal.
When performing a dental procedure on a child, time is of the essence, especially when that child is wiggly, anxious, or inattentive—or all three. “Decreasing treatment time is extremely important when treating children with short attention spans,” shared pediatric dentist Dr. Tim Fagan. Since he performs about 75 pulpotomies each month, Dr. Fagan was seeking a pulpotomy material that didn’t require hand mixing because “hand mixing takes too much time.” He discovered BISCO’s TheraCal PT, a biocompatible, dual-cured, resin-modified calcium si...
Dry and Moist Dentin: Understanding the Differences
When we place a product on top of the dentin surface, we need to understand the tolerance level to moisture. In this video, Dr. Rolando Nunez explains how important it is to understanding this when it comes to using certain products like TheraCem and TheraCal....Watch Video
The Resin Matrix
Bisco has developed this new resin matrix technology that allows for ion exchange. In products like TheraCal and TheraCem, this matrix technology allows for the product to release fluoride and calcium ions into the tooth....Watch Video
A 40-Year Legacy Begins
The man behind the magic (and BISCO’s name), Dr. Byoung I. Suh, has a unique story....Read More
Knowledge and Service at Your Fingertips
Innovation aside, even the most advanced dental materials on the market would be useless without the knowledge...Read More
Doctor’s Favorites: Indirect Restorations
Here, Dr. Peifer discusses his favorite products to use for indirect restorations....Read More
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