formocresol


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for·mo·cre·sol

(fōr'mō-krē'sol),
An aqueous solution containing cresol, formaldehyde, and glycerine, used in vital primary teeth needing coronal pulpotomy.

for·mo·cre·sol

(fōr'mō-krē'sol)
An aqueous solution containing cresol, formaldehyde, and glycerine used in vital primary teeth needing coronal pulpotomy.
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Also there is no standardization in the concentration of Formocresol available commercially as some of the respondents who buy the diluted form of the medicament commercially but do not know what is its concentration supplied by the manufacturer.
27 teeth (90%) treated with formocresol and 17 teeth (56.7%) with calcium hydroxide were classed as clinically and radiographically successful at the end of one year.
Beta-tricalzium phosphate, white MTA, white Portland cement, ferric sulfate and formocresol used as pulpotomy agents in primary pig teeth.
Is there life after Buckley's Formocresol? Part 1-A narrative review of alternative interventions and materials.
Despite concerns of toxicity, mutagenicity and carcinogenicity [Swenberg et al., 1980; Goldmacher and Thilly, 1983; Ranly and Horn, 1987], formocresol (FC) remains a commonly-used primary tooth pulpotomy medicament [Hingston et al., 2007].
The UK National Clinical Guidelines in Paediatric Dentistry recommend formocresol (FC), ferric sulphate (FS), calcium hydroxide (CH) or mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) for direct application to vital radicular pulp [Rodd et al., 2006].
In this case report, we had achieved a better result than previous authors, who performed formocresol pulpotomies.
If this inflammation is confined to the pulp chamber and spares the root canals, pulpotomy is indicated.2 Various medicaments have been used over the years to perform pulpotomy including glutaraldehyde, formocresol, ferric sulpahte, calcium hydroxide etc and the quest for the ideal agent continues.
Aziz et al., "The role of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells in treating formocresol induced oral ulcers in dogs," Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine, vol.
A randomized study of sodium hypochlorite versus formocresol pulpotomy in primary molar teeth.
Comparacion mutagenica y genotoxica de formocresol, cresol, formaldehido y glutaraldehido.