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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Ericson, "In vitro efficacy of new gel for chemomechanical caries removal," Journal of Dental Research, vol.
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Rodrigues, "Evaluation of residual dentin after conventional and chemomechanical caries removal using SEM," The Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, vol.
Wen, "Morphological and microtensile bond strength evaluation of three adhesive systems to caries-affected human dentine with chemomechanical caries removal," Journal of Dentistry, vol.
Clinical evaluation of chemomechanical caries removal in primary molars and its acceptance by patients.