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Emergency treatment of pulpectomy and pulpotomy

The soft tissue dental pulp contains vessels and nerves, surrounded by hard and mineral layers of dentin and enamel. In fact, this tissue is located in the central part of the crown and canals and has the task of feeding the pulp cells. When the tooth is attacked by carious bacteria, due to the acid production by these bacteria, the mineral tissue dissolves and a decay cavity is created, which is followed by inflammation in the pulp tissue. If the inflammation continues and the damaged part is not treated, it destroys the pulp tissue completely or it becomes necrotic.

What is the emergency treatment of pulpectomy and pulpotomy?

One of the treatments that can be performed in an emergency session for a patient with pain caused by the dental pulp is pulpotomy and pulpectomy, during this specialized treatment, the major pulp tissue is removed from the canals to reduce the patient’s pain, and in the continuation of the treatment sessions, The main and complete treatment of the root of the tooth should be done for the patient.

What are the symptoms of dental pulp damage?

  • Prolonged sensitivity to cold
  • Sensitivity to heat
  • Pain when chewing
  • Purulent boil near the tooth
  • Spontaneous pain at night, especially when lying down
  • Local swelling of surrounding tissues or abscess



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