irreversible pulpitis


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pulpitis

 [pul-pi´tis]
inflammation of dental pulp.
irreversible pulpitis severe pulpitis with minimal chance of spontaneous recovery, accompanied by an exudate and often pain.
reversible pulpitis pulpitis in which the pulp may recover spontaneously; it is usually asymptomatic until pain is caused by some external stimulus.

ir·re·vers·i·ble pul·pi·tis

inflammation of the dental pulp from which the pulp is unable to recover; clinically, may be asymptomatic or characterized by pain that persists after thermal stimulation; microscopically, characterized by marked acute or chronic inflammation, sometimes with partial pulpal necrosis.

ir·re·vers·i·ble pul·pi·tis

(ir'rĕ-vĕr'si-bĕl pŭl-pī'tis)
Inflammation of the dental pulp from which the pulp is unable to recover; clinically, may be asymptomatic or characterized by pain that persists after thermal stimulation.

ir·re·vers·i·ble pul·pi·tis

(ir'rĕ-vĕr'si-bĕl pŭl-pī'tis)
Inflammation of dental pulp from which pulp is unable to recover; clinically, may be asymptomatic or characterized by pain that persists after thermal stimulation.
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Efficacy of combining a buccal infiltration with an inferior alveolar nerve block for mandibular molars with irreversible pulpitis.
Comparative evaluation of local infiltration of articaine, articaine plus ketorolac, and dexamethasone on anesthetic efficacy of inferior alveolar nerve block with lidocaine in patients with irreversible pulpitis.
Buccal infiltration with 4% articaine is equally effective as articaine IANB in anaesthetising mandibular molars with irreversible pulpitis [Poorni et al.
38) In a study of patients with irreversible pulpitis, there was no significant difference between 3.
Comparison of anesthetic efficacy of 4% articaine and 2% lidocaine for maxillary buccal infiltration in patients with irreversible pulpitis.