International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019 | Rating: 6.2 / 10

Formocresol in Dental Domain: A Review

Rohit Pannu

Abstract: Formocresol has been widely used in pediatric dentistry since its introduction into dentistry by Buckley in 1904. Since then, a lot of concern has been expressed and discussed about the safety of formocresol use, especially in pediatric dentistry. Concerns have been expressed over the acuity of using products containing formaldehyde in children and alternatives being considered, even though there is no notable data to support the assertion of formocresol toxicity.

Keywords: Formocresol, Devitalization, Pulpotomy, Mutagenicity, DPX DNA-protein cross-links

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,

Pages: 719 - 722

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