Pulpitis


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Pulpitis

 

an inflammation of the dental pulp caused by an infection usually resulting from advanced dental caries. Pulpitis may also be caused by a trauma (for example, fracture of a tooth crown near the pulp) or chemical irritation (acids, formaldehyde). Pulpitis generally develops as an acute process. The principal symptom is sharp intermittent pain that frequently irradiates along the branches of the trigeminal nerve; the pain may simulate disease of the adjacent teeth. When left untreated, pulpitis results in periodontitis.

Treatment involves the complete or partial removal of the pulp after it is devitalized or anesthetized. Pulpitis can sometimes be cured and the pulp preserved if the patient visits a dentist promptly. The final stage of treatment is filling the tooth.

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Se consideraron como criterios de inclusion pacientes cuyas edades se encontraban entre los 18 y 40 anos sin enfermedad sistemica, con indicacion de exodoncia de una pieza monorradicular, con fines protesicos u ortodoncicos, piezas dentarias con diagnostico estomatologico de pulpitis irreversible y necrosis pulpar sin proceso periapical.
There is hyperalgesia and allodynia due to inflammatory process involved in irreversible pulpitis, which hampers profound local anaesthesia.
Body's inflammatory response: Inflammation in early childhood caries will result in the assembly of cytokines, which may inhibit biological process and cause reduction of haemoglobin level within the blood and also in the level of iron.[15] One necessary potential mechanism of severe decay on children health is that pulpitis and chronic dental abscesses have an effect on growth by causing chronic inflammation that affects metabolic pathways wherever cytokines influence biological process.
For teeth with irreversible pulpitis or necrosis without interradicular or periapical radiolucency, endodontic treatment was performed in a single visit.
Endodontic treatment necessary in irreversible pulpitis should be completed during one visit.
Comparative evaluation of effect of preoperative oral medication of ibuprofen and ketorolac on anesthetic efficacy of inferior alveolar nerve block with lidocaine in patients with irreversible pulpitis: a prospective, double-blind, randomized clinical trial.
Methods: The cross-sectional study was carried out from January to June 2016 at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Islamabad, Pakistan, and comprised patients aged 18-40 years with irreversible pulpitis involving a posterior tooth.
material based on epoxy resin for sealing the root canals of teeth in the treatment of pulpitis (viendent powder or analogue).
Poor internal fit of indirect restorations can cause distribution of the microflora and can increases plaque retention (13), which can lead to the occurrence of secondary caries, microleakage, pulpitis, and periodontal diseases (13-16).
Pulp capping could be performed on a tooth with normal pulp or reversible pulpitis. Percussion, palpation, and periodontal probing test results should be within normal limits.
Furthermore, he wrongly placed a filling on her tooth, causing a condition known as irreversible pulpitis - a severe form of toothache.
Anesthetic efficacy of supplemental buccal and lingual infiltration of articaine and lignocaine after an inferior alveolar nerve block in patients with irreversible pulpitis. J Endond.