indirect pulp capping

in·di·rect pulp cap·'ping

the application of a suspension of calcium hydroxide to a thin layer of dentin overlying the pulp (near exposure) in order to stimulate secondary dentin formation and protect the pulp.

in·di·rect pulp cap·ping

(indi-rekt pŭlp kaping)
Application of a suspension of calcium hydroxide to a thin layer of dentin overlying pulp (near exposure) to stimulate secondary dentin formation and protect pulp.
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Materials used for indirect pulp capping included calcium hydroxide [Ca[(OH).
In the present study, CHC and glass ionomer cement were preferred over MTA for indirect pulp capping in both primary teeth and permanent teeth, which is in line with the evidence for effectiveness (18).
The objective of this study was four fold; to investigate the preference of dentists regarding the method of carious lesion removal, to find out the materials used for direct pulp capping and indirect pulp capping under composite restorations and to evaluate the influence of clinical experience or qualification on treatment options.
11) This is why the study of these materials is of particular interest to restorative dentistry, due to their potential use as restorative materials in case of deep dentin cavities, as well as in direct and indirect pulp capping therapies.
For the same scenario for a dentallyanxious child, the Hall technique, indirect pulp capping and ferric sulphate pulpotomy were preferred by 10/32, 5/32 and 5/32 postgraduates respectively (Figures 1 and 2).
To accomplish this many treatment procedures have been proposed such as direct pulp capping, indirect pulp capping, partial pulpotomy, pulpotomy and pulpectomy.
MTA has been internationally used in clinical applications such as apexification, root perforation repairs, retrograde fillings, and direct and indirect pulp capping.
The responses concerning the types of primary pulp therapy taught were: indirect pulp capping (10), direct pulp capping (7), pulpotomy (14) and pulpectomy (8) and 10/14 respondents reported teaching at least three types of primary pulp therapy with 2 teaching all four types.
This is in addition to a possible minor area of pulpal necrosis that is left in contact with the dressing agent that could possibly be the major reason for indirect pulp capping failure [Langeland, 1987].
However, a recent Cochrane review concluded that the options of indirect pulp capping, direct pulp capping, extraction and no treatment, for the treatment of extensive decay in primary molars has not been adequately investigated [Nadin et al.