vital pulp


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vi·tal pulp

a pulp composed of viable tissue, either normal or diseased, that responds to electric stimuli and to heat and cold.

vit·al pulp

(vī'tăl pŭlp)
A pulp composed of viable tissue, either normal or diseased, that responds to electric stimuli and to heat and cold.

vital pulp

Dental pulp that is alive and healthy.
See also: pulp

vit·al pulp

(vī'tăl pŭlp)
Pulp composed of viable tissue, either normal or diseased, responds to electric stimuli and to heat and cold.
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A: Vital Pulp Cryotherapy involves treating a decayed tooth, while maintaining the tooth's blood and nerve supply (Once again this blood and nerve supply of a tooth is called the dental pulp) versus root canal treatment that involves the removal of the entire dental pulp and replacing it with a rubber material called gutta-percha and a dental sealer.
Vital pulp therapy in vital permanent teeth with cariously exposed pulp: a systematic review.
Soxman, "Vital pulp therapy for primary molars," Handbook of Clinical Techniques in Pediatric Dentistry, pp.
Teixeira Marques et al., "Clinical and radiographic outcomes of the use of LowLevel Laser Therapy in vital pulp of primaryteeth," International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, vol.
Vital Pulp therapy-current progress of dental pulp regeneration and revascularization.
CM is a response of a vital pulp to trauma; it was proposed that the temporary disruption of blood supply in trauma occurs followed by destruction of odontoblasts and activation of undifferentiated mesenchimal cells that form the reparative tissue (Ajmera & Mulay).
It was seen in this study that the intensity of pain after endodontic treatment in teeth with vital pulps is more intense than in teeth with necrotic pulp.
Vital pulp 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.
Vital pulp therapy is the treatment of the tooth pulp to try to keep it alive, as opposed to a root canal in which the pulp is removed from the tooth.
Several factors affect the success of pulpotomy, and the hemostatic capability of the pulpotomy agent is one of the most important factors in improving the favorable prognosis of vital pulp therapy 6].
And the patient reported discomfort, indicating potential survival of residual vital pulp tissue.
(1, 2) When applied on vital pulp, its caustic action produces an area of sterile surface necrosis coupled with hemolysis and albumin coagulation, being attenuated by the formation of a compact underlying layer consisting of calcium carbonate due to the C[O.sub.2] produced on tissues and proteins as a result of tooth stimulation.