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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.

pul·pi·tis

(pŭl-pī'tis),
Inflammation of the pulp of a tooth.
Synonym(s): odontitis
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. -itis, inflammation]

pulpitis

/pul·pi·tis/ (pul-pi´tis) pl. pulpi´tides   Inflammation of dental pulp.

pulpitis

[pulpī′tis]
infection or inflammation of the dental pulp.

pul·pi·tis

(pŭl-pī'tis)
Inflammation of the pulp of a tooth.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. -itis, inflammation]

Pulpitis

Inflammation of the pulp of a tooth that involves the blood vessels and nerves.

pul·pi·tis

(pŭl-pī'tis)
Inflammation of tooth pulp.
Synonym(s): odontitis.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. -itis, inflammation]

pulpitis (pulpī´tis),

n an inflammation of the pulpal tissue of a tooth.
pulpitis, hypertrophic (pulp polyp),
n the formation and proliferation of granulation tissue from the surface of an exposed pulp.

pulpitis

pl. pulpitides [L.] inflammation of dental pulp; endodontitis.
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Comparison of anesthetic efficacy of 4% lidocaine for maxillary buccal infiltration in patients with irreversible pulpitis.
Aggarwal V, Jain A, Kabi D, Anesthetic efficacy of supplemental buccal and lingual infiltrations of articaine and lidocaine after an inferior alveolar nerve block in patients with irreversible pulpitis.
32] In contrast, pulpitis or tooth pain, the most frequent dental complaint, is treated by removing affected pulpal tissue, and antibiotics are not indicated.
In contrast with these studies, however, Lindemann et al evaluated the effect of triazolam on the success rate of IANB in the patients with irreversible pulpitis and reported that the success rate of IANB in triazolam (a kind of benzodiazepine) group showed no statistically significant difference in comparison with the placebo group [31].
Buccal infiltration with 4% articaine is equally effective as articaine IANB in anaesthetising mandibular molars with irreversible pulpitis [Poorni et al.
The PICOT question was: (P) In human carious primary molars with reversible coronal pulpitis, (I) does MTA as a pulpotomy medicament, (C) compared with FC, FS and CH, (O) result in clinical and radiographic success, (T) in all time periods up to exfoliation?
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].
Partial pulpotomy for permanent teeth with diagnosis of normal pulp or reversible pulpitis is a procedure in which the inflamed tissue beneath an exposure is removed to a depth of 1 to 3 mm or deeper to reach healthy pulp tissue.
Prime & Bond[R] alone was used without any lining, and no hypersensitivities or pulpitis were found [Roeters et al.
Whereas the United Kingdom (UK) national clinical guidelines in paediatric dentistry state that "Primary molars with loss of more than two-thirds of the marginal ridge usually require a pulpotomy" [Llewelyn, 2000], the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends indirect pulp treatment, without removal of the deepest carious dentine so as to avoid a pulp exposure, if the tooth has no or reversible pulpitis [American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 2006].
This often results in pulpitis and death of the pulp leading to a periapical abscess.