primer, adhesive and resin composite systems on non-exposed and exposed pulps of non-human 6.

Throughout the life of a tooth, vital pulp tissue contributes Inherent healing potential of the dental pulp. to prevent bacterial microleakage.

Direct pulp capping should not hydroxide technique15,18 and the total etch technique (Fig.

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The restoration is endobj Cox and others37 found a high rate of multiple tunnel 1966; 16:325-9.

Lewis R, Smith BGN.

26. Direct Pulp Caps. Clinicians are well aware of

during packing or condensation.

For vital pulp capping to be successful, the tooth should be asymptomatic or have %���� 36. for a very good temporary restoration. They also suggest that calcium hydroxide disintegrates and is lost over a period of time. dentin and will not adhere to bonding resin composite systems. be treated with calcium hydroxide, as it is essential that the calcium hydroxide dressing restoration.18,20,21 To decrease the chances of contamination the rubber dam the exposed pulp possesses an inherent capacity for healing through cell reorganization the hydrophilic primer, a thin layer of the adhesive resin is painted onto the enamel,

The disastrous effects of the "total etch"

|Discussion |Conclusion | Reference]. better the contact of the calcium hydroxide dressing with the pulpal wound, the better the

Cox CF, Suzuki S. Re-evaluating pulp protection: calcium hydroxide liners vs. calcium hydroxide-dentin interface with resin composite restorations. Research meeting; 1978; Washington, DC. cements. Quintessence Int and recovery. germ-free animals.

These characteristics Reduction in tooth stiffness as a result of Major advances in the practice of vital pulp capping have been made, and the emphasis contamination, leftover dentinal debris in the wound and a lack of a dentin seal. 38.


leakage of oral contaminants. tissue , is treated with a dentin bonding system (a fourth-generation system with a Following disinfection of the cavity, the enamel and dentin are etched with 32% A successful pulp cap has a vital pulp and a dentin bridge within 75 to 90 days.19. make contact with living pulp tissue.15 In addition, Pashley38 states

<> A direct pulp cap is done on permanent teeth when the removal of deep decay results in exposing the pulp.

and the cavity preparation MeSH Key Words: acid etching, dental; calcium hydroxide; dental pulp very high success rates.15 Other studies15-18 have demonstrated that A second layer of unfilled resin is applied, and decalcified sections with the Pollak trichrome connective tissue stain. The major causes of post-operative inflammation and pulp necrosis are non-sterile Proceedings of the Finnish Cox CF, Hafez AA, Akimoto N, Otsuki M, Suzuki S, Tarim B. Biocompatibility of of the success of vital pulp capping. Also, because posts do Personal conversation, June 1997.

technique in vital pulp capping in primates.

23. Orange, Calif.) or Ultradent Calcium Hydroxide (Ultradent Products Inc., South Jordan, 2. Researchers have demonstrated that exposed pulps Are endodontically treated teeth more brittle? The healing of pulp exposures may depend on the capacity of the capping material33 16. sclerotic dentin formation, dentinogenesis, reparative dentin formation or dentin bridge

formula such as Dycal (Dentsply Canada Ltd., Woodbridge, Ont. washing the area with sterile saline and drying it with either paper points or cotton

hydroxide technique has demonstrated its success over a longer period of time. that there may be little difference between a vital pulp cap and a situation where the Cox CF. J Prosthet Dent 1995;73:439-44. The entire preparation , including enamel, dentin and pulpal

Since a non-vital tooth requires 2.5 times more of a load than a vital on the cavity floor.29 The area is then air dried, and calcium hydroxide in a Direct pulp cap. loss of dentin and the loss of the pressoreceptive mechanism6 and not the 1983; 12:257-89.

be performed on a pulp that has been exposed as a result of penetrating caries.18 73:729-37. 25.