This presentation will focus on recent, evidence-based approaches to pulp therapy for carious primary teeth. Current best evidence for a variety of pulpotomy techniques and agents are presented, with emphasis on the controversy surrounding formocreasol. The mounting body of evidence supporting indirect pulp therapy (IPT) in primary teeth as an alternative to pulpotomy is discussed, along with a description of techniques and medicaments for IPT in primary teeth.
- How to use alternative criteria to determine success following pulpotomy in primary teeth.
- Recent evidence-based findings about pulpotomy techniques using formocresol, electrosurgery, laser, ferric sulfate and MTA in primary teeth.
- How to diagnose and determine treatment indications for the alternative to pulpotomy of indirect pulp treatment (IPT) in primary teeth
- Recent evidence-based findings about the success of IPT compared with pulpotomy techniques.
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Course Materials Features
- Lessons 2
- Topics 0
- Quizzes 1
- Students 9
- Certificate Yes
- Assignment No
- Category Pulp Therapy
- Lecture Length 148 Minutes
- Original Release Date March 28, 2014
- Review Date October 3, 2020
- Expiration Date October 3, 2023