pulpotomy


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pulpotomy

 [pul-pot´ah-me]
root canal therapy involving partial removal of dental pulp from a tooth.

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]

pulpotomy

/pul·pot·o·my/ (pul-pot´ah-me) excision of the coronal pulp.

pulpotomy

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

pulpotomy

[pul·pot′ə·mē]
root canal therapy consisting of partial excision of the dental pulp. Also called pulp amputation.

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]

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.

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]

pulpotomy (pulpot´əmē),

n (pulp amputation), the surgical amputation of the dental pulp coronal to the dentinocemental junction.
pulpotomy, partial,
n the surgical removal of only a part of the tissue in the pulpal chamber.
pulpotomy, total or complete,
n the surgical removal of the entire contents of the pulpal chamber at the entrance of the root canal(s).

pulpotomy

surgical excision of a vital pulp.
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MATERIALS & METHODS: A questionnaire survey (appendix 1) containing 10 questions inquiring the use of Formocresol for routine pulpotomy procedure was mailed to 165 Pediatric Dentists all over India.
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An essential step especially in case of occlusal interference, is to reduce the bulk of the cusp gradually and periodontally and application of topical fluoride gel to reduce sensitivity, and stimulate reparative dentin formation for pulp protection or outright total reduction of the cusp and calcium hydroxide pulpotomy.
These agreements cover Premier Laser's entire dental product line, including Centauri(TM) (Er:YAG) hard-tissue lasers; Aurora(TM) (Diode) soft-tissue and pulpotomy lasers; Arago(TM) (Argon) lasers for teeth whitening and composite curing; and all the disposables associated with these products.
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Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) has been widely indicated for several applications in Endodontics, among which sealing of perforations, pulp capping, pulpotomy, apexification and use as a retrofilling material.
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Comparative study of formocresol and calcium hydroxide pulpotomy procedure has a particular importance in this part of the subcontinent where low socioeconomic status is debilitating and does not allow many persons to undergo an expensive therapy like Mineral Trioxide Aggregate therapy laser therapy and electro cauterization modality of pulpotomy.