Assessment of pulp vitality: a review.

  title={Assessment of pulp vitality: a review.},
  author={Velayutham Gopikrishna and Gali Pradeep and Nagendrababu Venkateshbabu},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  volume={19 1},
BACKGROUND One of the greatest diagnostic challenges in clinical practice is the accurate assessment of pulp status. This may be further complicated in paediatric dentistry where the practitioner is faced with a developing dentition, traumatized teeth, or young children who have a limited ability to recall a pain history for the tooth in question. A variety of pulp testing approaches exist, and there may be confusion as to their validity or appropriateness in different clinical situations… CONTINUE READING

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