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TheraCal PT (2020 Product Award)

Bisco Dental Products www.bisco.com

Overview

  • 39 Clinical Evaluators
  • 560 Total Uses
  • 96% Clinical Rating

Evaluators’ Comments

  • “Easy application with bendable metal cannula.”
  • “Great consistency – it flows well while adapting to surfaces…even axial walls.”
  • “I believe it is a superior product with good clinical results.”
  • “I already called Bisco and ordered another syringe!”
  • “I needed to apply a lot of pressure to express from the tip.”
  • “Good working time and hard set after light curing.”
  • “Tip was a little wide.”

Primary Indication

  • Pulpotomies

Clinical Tip

  • Very firm after light curing, so feel confident to place bonding agent and restoration after the 10-second cure.
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Description

TheraCal PT is a biocompatible, dual-cured, resin-modified calcium silicate that is used for pulpotomy treatment.

  • Maintains tooth vitality by performing as a barrier and protectant of the dental pulpal complex.
  • Precise and direct placement allows its use in deep cavity preparations.
  • The dual-cured set permits immediate placement of the restorative material.
  • Alkaline pH of 11.5
  • Physical properties that resist breakdown and degradation leading to a durable seal
  • Minimum of 45 second working time and maximum of 5-minute set time (dual-cured)
  • Secondary indication for direct and indirect pulp capping

Unique Attributes

  • Calcium release
  • Dual-cured mode allows for a 10-second light cure and immediate placement of restoration
  • Moisture tolerant