pulpotomy


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pulpotomy

[pəl′päd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the pulp of a tooth.
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The flow of patients and pulpotomized teeth up to 24-month follow-up appears in Figure 1, and the distribution of the number of primary molars per pulpotomy material appears in Table 1.
Influence of the restoration quality on the success of pulpotomy treatment: a preliminary retrospective study.
(17.) Low-Level Laser Therapy For Pulpotomy Treatment Of Primary Molars M.
For the purpose of comparison, the treatment procedures were classified as preventive (fissure sealants), restorative (amalgam, composites resin, glass ionomer cements, and stainless steel crowns), pulp therapy (pulpotomy and pulpectomy), and root canal treatment.
The main focus of discussion is the protection of the remaining pulp following pulpotomy. (1) Direct pulp capping is performed to protect the pulp tissue from bacterial agents and induce a local tissue response, thereby maintaining its vitality.
Pulpotomy in a primary tooth is defined as a procedure performed when the coronal pulp tissue is exposed by caries during removal or trauma.
Pulpotomy, filling, infected root Dentist extraction, fluoride therapy, scaling and root planning Secondary Oral hygienist Providing fluoride varnish prevention treatment, Oral health education, referrals to higher levels Primary Behvarz (rural), Oral health education, periodic prevention Health care dental examination, referrals to provider (urban) higher levels Table 2.
Ferric sulfate pulpotomy and composite restorations were performed in all second primary molars, maxillary and mandibular canines were also restored with composite.
Anesthetic efficacy of 4% articaine and 2% lidocaine for extraction and pulpotomy of mandibular primary molars: an equivalence parallel prospective randomized controlled trial.
The effectiveness of intraligamentary anaesthesia was demonstrated in clinical trials which involved a total of 474 deciduous and permanent teeth in children and adults, and it ranged from 79% in the case of pulpotomy, to 95% in extraction, all of these studies demonstrated greater effectiveness of this type of anaesthesia for extraction.
MTA has been utilized for many endodontic procedure including pulpotomy, pulp capping, perforation repair, apexification, (4) and revascularization procedures (5).