Reversible and Irreversible pulpitis

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 with 0 comments

Important, decision to start treatment or not. Pulpitis is still reversible if pain stimulus is momentary, as soon as you take the cold away and tooth is warm again, no pain. Rarely spontaneous pain and diagnosis is reversible. In irreversible, lingering pain, spontaneous pain. Therapy in reversible is restorative. Know the difference's ; don’t treat teeth with reversible pulpitis. Pain duration is seconds vs minutes. Pulsating pain and irreversible pulpitis. Frequently radiating pain. Provoked in reversible, spontaneous in irreversible.

Cleaning effect of instruments, remove both soft tissue and a layer of hard tissue of dentine. Want to get rid of microbiologic, infection control through rinsing, and machine root surface so its smooth and clean.

Shaping effect, means we open up the root canal so we can place needle into the canal and flush out tissue. Shape to obturate.

Category: Endodontics Notes



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