Observations on Electrical Pulp Testing

  title={Observations on Electrical Pulp Testing},
  author={D. E. Ziskin and A. Wald},
  journal={Journal of Dental Research},
  pages={79 - 89}
In present day clinical practice, the chief purpose of pulp testing is to determine whether or not a pulp is normally vital. If not, it is desirable to ascertain to what degree degenerative processes have progressed. When degeneration has advanced to the point of necrosis, the resultant destructive action may often be easily determined in a radiographic study of apical and periapical tissue. The danger in the radiograph as an instrument of evidence, however, lies in its limitations; e.g… Expand

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