pulpotomy


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pulpotomy

[pəl′päd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the pulp of a tooth.
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In particular the vital pulpotomy procedure and the medicaments have been the topic of debate for decades (1).
21) Some studies suggest that the clinical success of CH ranges from 31 to 100% in pulpotomy.
MTA materials have demonstrated acceptable biocompatible behaviour and also exhibited acceptable in vivo biologic performance when used for root-end fillings, perforation repairs, pulp-capping and pulpotomy, and apexification treatment in children [Roberts et al.
To accomplish this many treatment procedures have been proposed such as direct pulp capping, indirect pulp capping, partial pulpotomy, pulpotomy and pulpectomy.
Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) was originally developed for retrograde filling and treatment of root and furcal perforations, (1,2) but its good clinical performance and biocompatibility (1,2) led to its use in other situations, including pulp capping and pulpotomy.
Pulpotomy in a primary tooth is defined as a procedure performed when the coronal pulp tissue is exposed by caries during removal or trauma.
Ruemping et al (17) histologically compared pulp tissues obtained following use of electrosurgery to accomplish pulpotomy procedures.
Comparison of Mineral Trioxide Aggregate and Calcium Hydroxide as pulpotomy agents in Primary Molars.
Davidovich et 11yrs, Mand 2nd molar Surgical access of al 2005 unerupted tooth for restoration with partial pulpotomy and amalgam.
The researchers also checked whether the primary molar showed any evidence of restoration, pulpotomy or pulpectomy, which was confirmed by examining the patient's records.