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

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

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]
References in periodicals archive ?
This randomized clinical trial was conducted to examine and compare the effectiveness of pulpotomy in primary molars treated with calcium silicate-based materials--two MTA products (i.e., ProRoot MTA and MTA-P) and BD--and FS as the control material.
partial pulpotomy. European journal of oral sciences.
The aim of the present study was to assess the initial response of the dental pulp in rats, following pulpotomy and pulp capping with substances containing green propolis.
After amputation of the inflamed coronal pulp (pulpotomy), recovery of the non-inflamed radicular pulp can develop along one of three lines:
If this inflammation is confined to the pulp chamber and spares the root canals, pulpotomy is indicated.2 Various medicaments have been used over the years to perform pulpotomy including glutaraldehyde, formocresol, ferric sulpahte, calcium hydroxide etc and the quest for the ideal agent continues.
Although the prophylactic pulpotomy is one of the treatment options of VDRR cases, it is not recommended due to lack of sufficient evidence for a good prognosis (21).
abscessus infections after dental pulpotomy in Georgia commenced approximately 1 year after the second case was diagnosed; 20 cases among children were ultimately identified (8) (Melissa Tobin-D'Angelo, Georgia Department of Public Health, personal communication, June 2018).
Calcium silicate cements are bioactive materials used in various endodontic indications, such as pulp capping, pulpotomy, apexogenesis, apexification, perforation repair, and root-end filling [1-4].
(40) These properties favor mineralization on MTA surface when used in pulpotomy, (41,42) the formation of mineralized tissue in the apical tissues of dog's teeth, and the sealing of furcation perforation.
If the tooth has an inflamed pulp, partial pulpotomy with MTA is suggested for an immature tooth and conventional root canal treatment for the mature tooth.