devitalized tooth

de·vi·tal·ized tooth

a misnomer for a pulpless tooth.

de·vi·tal·ized tooth

(dē-vītăl-īzd tūth)
Misnomer for pulpless tooth.
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Granuloma, which is a term that usually describes a chronic periapical process, represents a mass of granulation tissue at the devitalized tooth. It develops as a defense mechanism and forms a margin towards the tissue destruction products within the root canal [1].
Key Words: Devitalized tooth, Tooth discoloration, Bleaching agents, Tooth bleaching techniques
Before proposing any treatment to the patient in a way to correct the discoloration of his or her devitalized tooth, it is essential to determine the exact cause of the color change.
When the devitalized tooth reaches the desired color, the access cavity will be sealed with a composite.