irreversible pulpitis


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pulpitis

 [pul-pi´tis]
inflammation of dental pulp.
irreversible pulpitis severe pulpitis with minimal chance of spontaneous recovery, accompanied by an exudate and often pain.
reversible pulpitis pulpitis in which the pulp may recover spontaneously; it is usually asymptomatic until pain is caused by some external stimulus.

ir·re·vers·i·ble pul·pi·tis

inflammation of the dental pulp from which the pulp is unable to recover; clinically, may be asymptomatic or characterized by pain that persists after thermal stimulation; microscopically, characterized by marked acute or chronic inflammation, sometimes with partial pulpal necrosis.

ir·re·vers·i·ble pul·pi·tis

(ir'rĕ-vĕr'si-bĕl pŭl-pī'tis)
Inflammation of the dental pulp from which the pulp is unable to recover; clinically, may be asymptomatic or characterized by pain that persists after thermal stimulation.

ir·re·vers·i·ble pul·pi·tis

(ir'rĕ-vĕr'si-bĕl pŭl-pī'tis)
Inflammation of dental pulp from which pulp is unable to recover; clinically, may be asymptomatic or characterized by pain that persists after thermal stimulation.
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Thus, the purpose of this study was to compare the anaesthetic success rate of buccal infiltration combined with intraligamentary injections of 4% articaine and 2% lidocaine in mandibular molars with irreversible pulpitis.
Selected aspects of treatment of irreversible pulpitis. Prog Health Sci 2017;(7):111-16.
The effect of premedication with ibuprofen and indomethacin on the success of inferior alveolar nerve block for teeth with irreversible pulpitis. J Endod 2010; 36(9):1450-4.
After approval from the institutional ethics committee, patients of either gender aged 18-40 years with irreversible pulpitis involving a posterior tooth (maxillary and mandibular premolar and molar teeth) were included.
This study showed negligible change in the potency of the IANB, in patients suffering from acute dental pain due to irreversible pulpitis, after prescribing oral anxiolytics however, it may have a positive effect on reducing the anxiety levels, making the patient and operator more comfortable during the procedures.
Wright et al., "Putative stem cells in human dental pulp with irreversible pulpitis: An Exploratory Study," Journal of Endodontics, vol.
Irreversible pulpitis is considered more likely to experience local anaesthesia failure as compared to non-inflamed control teeth4.
Efficacy of combining a buccal infiltration with an inferior alveolar nerve block for mandibular molars with irreversible pulpitis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod., 109(3): 468-73.
The expression of RAGE in inflamed human pulp tissue from teeth with a clinical diagnosis of irreversible pulpitis and healthy tissue was examined by quantitative real-time PCR, western blot analysis, and immunochemical staining.
Awawdeh and colleagues [21] examined a group consisting of 54 subjects, who had been diagnosed with irreversible pulpitis against one or more elements.
Using successful pulpal analgesia in teeth with irreversible pulpitis as an outcome measure, Brandt concluded that articaine produced successful analgesia 2.44 times more often than lidocaine and was 3.81 times more effective when using an infiltration technique [Brandt et al., 2011].
Objectives: To compare impact of ibuprofen and acetaminophen premedication on the efficacy of inferior alveolar nerve block in irreversible pulpitis.