direct pulp capping
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di·rect pulp cap·'ping
a procedure for covering and protecting an exposed vital pulp.
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di·rect pulp cap·ping(di-rekt pŭlp kaping)
Procedure for covering and protecting exposed vital pulp by placing dental material directly on exposed pulp tissue to stimulate formation of a dentinal bridge.
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