A randomized study of sodium hypochlorite versus formocresol pulpotomy in primary molar teeth.

@article{Ruby2013ARS,
  title={A randomized study of sodium hypochlorite versus formocresol pulpotomy in primary molar teeth.},
  author={J. Ruby and Charles F. Cox and Stephen C Mitchell and Sonia Makhija and Papimon Chompu-inwai and J Elizabeth Jackson},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={145-52}
}
BACKGROUND Alternatives to vital pulpotomy treatment in primary teeth are being sought because of the high formaldehyde content of traditional formocresol (FC) pulpotomy medicaments. AIM The aim was to compare the clinical and radiographic success of vital pulpotomy treatment in primary molars using 3% sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) versus a 1:5 dilution of Buckley's FC. DESIGN Pulpotomies were performed in primary molars of healthy children between 3 and 10 years old. Sixty-five primary teeth… CONTINUE READING