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Article: Volume 44 Number 2 Page 141 - February 2017

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  Dent Update 2017; 44: 141-145

Restorative dentistry:  Case Report- Single Visit Indirect Pulp Cap using Biodentine

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Abstract: This case describes a novel indirect pulp capping approach to managing gross caries in a healthy tooth.

Clinical relevance: The importance of a thorough clinical examination, including a CBCT scan, is explained. The rationale for single visit use of Biodentine is described.

Author notes: Shanon Patel, BDS, MSc, MClinDent, MRD, PhD, FDS, FHEA, King's College London and 45 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8SB ( and Louise Vincer, BDS, MFDS, Postgraduate Endodontic Unit, King’s College Dental Institute at Guy’s King’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK.

Objective: To outline the use of Biodentine as an indirect pulp capping material with partial caries removal performed in a single visit.