nonvital pulp

ne·crot·ic pulp

necrosis of the dental pulp that clinically does not respond to thermal stimulation; the tooth may be asymptomatic or sensitive to percussion and palpation.
Synonym(s): dead pulp, nonvital pulp

nonvital pulp

Etymology: L, non, not, vita, life, pulpa, flesh
dead dental pulp caused by a disease or trauma that interferes with the blood supply. Also called dead pulp.

ne·crot·ic pulp

(nĕ-krot'ik pŭlp)
Necrosis of the dental pulp that clinically does not respond to thermal stimulation; the tooth may be asymptomatic or sensitive to percussion and palpation.
Synonym(s): dead pulp, nonvital pulp.

ne·crot·ic pulp

(nĕ-krot'ik pŭlp)
Necrosis of dental pulp that clinically does not respond to thermal stimulation; tooth may be asymptomatic or sensitive to percussion and palpation.
Synonym(s): dead pulp, nonvital pulp.
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In case of nonvital pulp, the root canals are usually infected, especially in the presence of apical periodontitis.