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carious

 [kar´e-әs] (L. cariosus)
affected with or of the nature of caries.

car·i·ous

(kār'ē-ŭs),
Relating to or affected with caries.

carious

(kâr′ē-əs)
adj.
Having caries, especially of the teeth; decayed.

car′i·os′i·ty (-ŏs′ĭ-tē), car′i·ous·ness n.

car·i·ous

(kar'ē-ŭs)
Relating to or affected with caries.

carious

Decayed.

car·i·ous

(kar'ē-ŭs)
Relating to or affected with caries.

carious (ker´ēus),

adj pertaining to caries or decay.
carious dentin,
adj pertaining to caries or decay. See wax, carious.
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Formocresol was found more efficacious as com- pared to calcium hydroxide as an agent in pulp treat- ment of cariously exposed vital primary molar teeth.
Reparative hard tissue formation following calcium hydroxide application after partial pulpotomy in cariously exposed pulps of permanent teeth.
Mass and Zilberman [1993] recommend partial pulpotomy for treating cariously exposed young permanent molars that had no pain or recent pain complaint of short duration that subsided with analgesics and no other clinical or radiographic signs or symptoms of pathology.
A case is presented herein where a total pulpotomy was carried out in an immature cariously exposed second permanent molar.
It was concluded that 37 was probably cariously exposed.
Despite this, the immature and cariously exposed 37 was retained by a successful cervical pulpotomy and remained symptomless at 26 month followup.