chemomechanical caries removal


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chemomechanical caries removal

(kē″mō-mĕ-kăn′ĭ-kĭl),

CCR

The removal of demineralized dentin from a tooth by applying a chemical gel or solution to soften it and then scraping away the diseased tissue manually. This technique may be used as an alternative to dental drilling. It is typically used in pediatric dentistry, in phobic patients, and in patients with anesthetic allergies or contraindications to drilling.
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Michelle Chistina Lopes, Raphaella Capitori Mascarini, effects of papain-based gel for chemomechanical caries removal on dentine shear bond strength.