pulp exposure


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pulp exposure

An opening through the wall of a tooth, produced by pathologic processes or accidentally, thereby exposing the dental pulp.
Synonym: tooth perforation
See also: exposure
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performed FC pulpotomy and Vitapex filled pulpectomy on 100 cases of deciduous anterior teeth deep caries with pulp exposure in 29 children patients and followed them up for 24 months.
After that, most, but not all, of the carious dentine over the pulp was removed, with care being taken to try to avoid a pulp exposure.
In cases where pulp exposure is inevitable, direct pulp capping may provide an enhanced recovery of the pulp.
If the fracture is superficial and there is no pulp exposure, the loose fragments are first removed, after which the rough subgingival fracture surface is smoothed and the exposed dentine is covered.
Out of 258 patients, 216 had pulp exposure on radiograph and 42 teeth did not have pulp exposure.
Responses were equally divided in scenario 2, regarding management of a traumatic pulp exposure caused by the patient biting down on the handpiece.
Furthermore, loss of enamel can lead to dentin exposure and hypersensitivity, even progressing as far as pulp exposure in some extreme cases.
The procedure is indicated when caries removal results in pulp exposure in a primary tooth with a normal pulp or reversible pulpitis or after a traumatic pulp exposure [AAPD, 2007-8].
Mellor and Ripa [1970] stated that removal of the cusp will inevitably lead to pulp exposure that will require root canal treatment.
Radiographically the crown had caries with pulp exposure.