Dentin regeneration in vital pulp
therapy: design principles.
therapy is the treatment of the tooth pulp with the intention of keeping it alive, as opposed to a root canal in which the pulp is removed from the tooth.
Ferric sulfate (FS) has been commonly used as a pulpotomy agent to control pulpal bleeding in vital pulp
therapy for 30 years.
therapy is a treatment option intended to preserve the pulp when previously exposed by trauma or decay.
The use of calcium silicate-based cements in vital pulp
therapy causes concern regarding the color alteration of the cement and consequent dentin discoloration.
therapy in cariously exposed permanent teeth and its limitations.
Therapies in Clinical Practice: Findings from a Survey with Dentist in Southern Brazil.
Caries control and other variables associated with success of primary molar vital pulp
This survey concentrated on vital pulp
therapy and was simply a pilot survey, part of a larger study which plans to survey primary pulp therapy methods taught in dental schools in all of Europe.
1-3 Calcium Hydroxide (CaOH) has been regarded as a preference material in situations where vital pulp
therapy is indicated.
These studies used zinc oxide-eugenol or polycarboxylate cement over the amputated pulps, possibly confounding tissue changes as a previous histological study showed zinc oxide-eugenol directly contacting vital pulp
caused persistent inflammation and internal resorption [Berger, 1965].
They were of the opinion that one visit root canal therapy should be reserved for vital pulp
and immediate peri-radicular surgery cases only.