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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 570-573

Papacarie: Newer Trend Towards Chemo-Mechanical Caries Removal


Department of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry, Sardar Patel Post Graduate Institute of Dental & Medical Sciences, Lucknow 226025, India

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The chemo-mechanical caries removal has been introduced as an alternative non-invasive method of caries removal which aims at elimination of carious dentin via a chemical agent. A new formula commercially known as Papacarie has been launched. This method only removes infected tissues, preserving healthy dental structures, avoiding pulp irritation and patient discomfort. Instead of drilling, this method uses a chemical agent with papain gel as its active component assisted by an atraumatic mechanical force to remove soft carious tooth structure. This paper will make an attempt to highlight the advantages and clinical applications of this wonder gel.


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