Regenerative endodontics is one of the most exciting developments in dentistry today and endodontists are at the forefront of this cutting-edge research. Regeneration uses the concept of tissue engineering to restore the root canals to a healthy state, allowing for continued development of the root and surrounding tissue in an immature tooth.
Endodontists’ knowledge in the fields of pulp biology, dental trauma and tissue engineering can be applied to deliver biologically based regenerative endodontic treatment of necrotic immature permanent teeth resulting in continued root development, increased thickness in the dentinal walls and apical closure. These developments in regeneration of a functional pulp-dentin complex have a promising impact on efforts to retain the natural dentition, the ultimate goal of endodontic treatment. Our office continues to remain at the forefront of endodontic care and is one of the few endodontic practices that is able to provide this treatment option to our young patients.