IJSR International Journal of Scientific Research 2277 - 8179 Indian Society for Health and Advanced Research ijsr-7-3-14402 Original Research Paper Management of open apex in a patient with sickle cell anemia: A 6year long follow up case Arpana Bansal Dr. Dr Ashok Kumar Bhati Dr. March 2018 7 3 01 02 ABSTRACT


Sickle cell anaemia is one of most common genetic disorder world wide, with estimated 70 million people carrying the sickle genes. Most dental procedure present some form of bacteremia. Preventive  dental therapy is an ideal approach for treatment of SCA patient. The goal of pediatric dentist is to improve oral health of patient and to decrease possibility of oral infections. Infected immature permanent teeth could be source of infection in such patient. Present case shows conservative management of immature permanent teeth with a 6 year long follow up .