International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017

Review on Pulp Capping

K. V. Swathi [6]

Abstract: Pulp capping is an operative technique designed to preserve the vitality of a potentially infected pulp. There are two broad types of pulp capping - the direct and the indirect pulp caps. They are only successful if the pulpal infection is very mild. The consequences of pulp exposure from caries, trauma or due to any mishap during tooth preparation with pain and infection as the result. Pulp capping is of two types when a medicament is placed directly over the exposed pulp is called DIRECT PULP CAPPING and when a cavity liner or sealer is placed over the remaining residual caries it is called INDIRECT PULP CAPPING.

Keywords: Pulp capping, Direct, Indirect

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017,

Pages: 2098 - 2099

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