pulpectomy


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pulpectomy

 [pul-pek´to-me]
root canal therapy involving complete removal of dental pulp from a tooth.

pulp·ec·to·my

(pŭl-pek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of the entire pulp structure of a tooth, including the pulp tissue in the roots.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. ektomē, excision]

pulpectomy

/pul·pec·to·my/ (pul-pek´tah-me) removal of dental pulp.

pulpectomy

(pŭl-pĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Removal of the entire pulp structure of a tooth, including that in the roots.

pulpectomy

[pulpek′təmē]
Etymology: L, pulpa, flesh; Gk, ektomē, excision
the surgical removal of all or part of the pulp of a tooth.

pulp·ec·to·my

(pŭl-pek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of the entire pulp structure of a tooth, including the pulp tissue in the roots.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. ektomē, excision]

pulpectomy

The removal of the entire dental PULP of a tooth. Pulpectomy is a necessary preliminary to root-canal treatment.

pulp·ec·to·my

(pŭl-pek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of tooth's entire pulp structure, including root pulp tissue.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. ektomē, excision]

pulpectomy (pulpek´təmē),

n (pulp extirpation, pulp removal), the complete removal of a pulp from the pulp chamber and root canal.
pulpectomy, complete,
n the surgical removal of the pulp to the dentinocemental junction at the apex of the root.
pulpectomy, partial,
n the surgical removal of only a part of the contents of the canal(s).

pulpectomy

removal of dental pulp.

partial coronal pulpectomy
a procedure in which some exposed pulp is amputated and the remainder is covered. Sometimes called pulpotomy.
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Concerning the case scenarios where pulpal involvement of a carious primary molar tooth were described, whilst there were a range of preferred options selected, those favoured for a non-anxious patient were pulpectomy and extraction techniques.
Where a patient presented with a draining fistula, responses were again divided almost equally between instructing the student to extract the tooth or to perform a pulpectomy.
Pulpal therapy is indicated where the pulp tissue is diagnosed to be inflamed or infected as the result of deep caries and treatment may involve either a pulpotomy or pulpectomy procedure [Rodd et al.
After combining the pulpotomy and pulpectomy treatment choices under a "pulp therapy" category, a binary dependant variable was constructed.
The treatment options for 37 were partial pulpotomy, cervical pulpotomy, pulpectomy and apexification therapy or extraction.
1982] suggested a more radical approach, that is, zinc oxide-eugenol pulpectomy as elective pulp therapy, and coverage with PMC in molars and polycarbonate or composite resins (strip) crowns in anterior teeth.