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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In terms of diagnosis, the most challenging condition is irreversible pulpitis.
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1) La pulpectomia es el procedimiento indicado en piezas dentarias temporales que muestran signos de pulpitis irreversible o necrosis de la pulpa radicular, sin embargo, esta contraindicada en aquellos casos de grandes perdidas de tejido radicular; reabsorcion interna o externa avanzada, e infeccion que afecte la cripta del diente sucedaneo.
La necrosis pulpar, es la muerte de la pulpa despues que un proceso infeccioso derivado de una caries profunda que ha contaminado la camara pulpar y ha pasado por las fases de pulpitis sin una resolucion, como resultado se produce una isquemia y necrosis gangrenosa seca del tejido pulpar (5-8).
Diagnostico Tratamiento 16 Sano Sellador de fosetas y fisuras 55 Caries incipiente Restauracion con resina 26 Sano Sellador de fosetas y fisuras 65 Caries incipiente Restauracion con resina 75 Caries incipiente Restauracion con resina 74 Resto radicular Exodoncia 84 Caries incipiente Restauracion con resina 85 Pulpitis irreversible Pulpotomia y corona de acero cromo 46 Sano Sellador de fosetas y fisuras
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Basados en los hallazgos subjetivos y objetivos, se establecio el diagnostico de Pulpitis Irreversible del diente 3.
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