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pulpotomy

 [pul-pot´ah-me]
root canal therapy involving partial removal of dental pulp from a tooth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pul·pot·o·my

(pŭl-pot'ŏ-mē),
Removal of a portion of the pulp structure of a tooth, usually the coronal portion.
Synonym(s): pulp amputation
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. tomē, incision]
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pulpotomy

(pŭl-pŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a portion of the tooth pulp, usually of the coronal portion.
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pulp·ot·o·my

(pŭl-pot'ŏ-mē)
Removal of a portion of the pulp structure of a tooth, usually the coronal portion.
Synonym(s): pulp amputation.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pulpotomy

Removal of part or all of the part of the pulp of a tooth within the crown. This is necessary usually because of infection resulting from tooth decay and is done before the tooth is filled to seal off the enamel.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

pulp·ot·o·my

(pŭl-pot'ŏ-mē)
Removal of portion of tooth's pulp structure, usually the coronal portion.
Synonym(s): pulp amputation.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Calcium hydroxide vs mineral trioxide aggregates for partial pulpotomy of permanent molars with deep caries.
Partial pulpotomy for immature permanent teeth, its present and future.
Direct pulp capping and partial pulpotomy are two clinical modalities to preserve tooth vitality in cases of pulp exposure in young permanent teeth [Mass and Zilberman, 1993; Mejare and Cvek, 1993].
Partial pulpotomy for permanent teeth with diagnosis of normal pulp or reversible pulpitis is a procedure in which the inflamed tissue beneath an exposure is removed to a depth of 1 to 3 mm or deeper to reach healthy pulp tissue.
Using CH as a pulp dressing agent, the success rate of partial pulpotomy is reported to be 91-100% in cariously exposed young permanent molars [Zilberman et al., 1989; Mass and Zilberman, 1993; Mejare and Cvek, 1993; Nosrat and Nosrat, 1998].
The aim of this study was to compare the clinical success rate of CH with that of MTA in partial pulpotomy treatment of permanent molars.
Characteristics of patients and the distribution of permanent first molars treated by partial pulpotomy using calcium hydroxide or MTA are presented in Table (1).
The treatment options for 37 were partial pulpotomy, cervical pulpotomy, pulpectomy and apexification therapy or extraction.
A partial pulpotomy was initiated using local analgesia under rubber dam.
An attempt to carry out a partial pulpotomy to the level at which apparently 'healthy' pulp tissue was reached (i.e.
A clinical report on partial pulpotomy and capping with calcium hydroxide in permanent incisors with complicated crown fracture.
Partial pulpotomy following complicated crown fracture in permanent incisors: A clinical and radiographic study.

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