Periodontics and Prosthodontics Open Access

  • ISSN: 2471-3082
  • Journal h-index: 4
  • Journal CiteScore: 0.87
  • Journal Impact Factor: 0.57
  • Average acceptance to publication time (5-7 days)
  • Average article processing time (30-45 days) Less than 5 volumes 30 days
    8 - 9 volumes 40 days
    10 and more volumes 45 days

Editorial - (2021) Volume 7, Issue 5

Editorial Note on Pulpotomy

Neha Halnure*

Department of Prosthodontics, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra, India

*Corresponding Author:
Neha Halnure
Department of Prosthodontics
Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Tel: 8178555082
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: September 19, 2021; Accepted Date: September 24, 2021; Published Date: September 29, 2021

Citation: Halnure N (2021) Editorial Note on Pulpotomy. Periodon Prosthodon Vol.7 No.5: 86.

Visit for more related articles at Periodontics and Prosthodontics


Pulpotomy is a dental system used to save rotted, tainted teeth. On the off chance that you or your kid has a serious cavity, in addition to disease in the tooth's pulp (pulpitis), your dental specialist might prescribe pulpotomy to you. This technique is likewise suggested when fix of a profound cavity uncovered the mash under, leaving it powerless against bacterial disease. With pulpotomy, mash is scooped out and taken out from inside the tooth's crown. The crown of the tooth is the part encircled by polish that you see over the gum line.

Pulp is the deepest piece of the tooth. It's contained:

• veins

• connective tissue

• nerves

A profoundly rotted tooth can cause aggravation, disturbance, or contamination to happen inside a tooth's mash. This can undermine the existence of the tooth, in addition to influence the gums, and encompassing spaces of the mouth. On the off chance that your tooth has a profound contamination that reaches out into or close to the root, a root channel might be suggested rather than pulpotomy. Root waterway methods eliminate the entirety of a tooth's mash, in addition to the roots.

Since pulpotomy leaves the underlying foundations of a tooth unblemished and ready to develop, it's utilized fundamentally in youngsters with child (essential) teeth, which have a juvenile root arrangement. Child teeth assist with keeping up with dividing for the extremely durable teeth that will follow, so leaving them unblemished is frequently a need. Before the procedure begins, your dentist will numb the area with a local anesthetic.

This injection typically doesn’t hurt, although you may feel a slight, fleeting pinch. If anaesthesia is being used, it’ll be administered to your child in the dentist’s chair, either through a nose piece for light sedation or via an injection in the arm for general anaesthesia. The decayed area of the tooth will be removed with a drill. Your dentist will drill through the tooth’s enamel and dentin layers until the pulp is exposed. The infected material within the tooth’s crown will be scooped out and removed. The empty space where the pulp was will be filled with dental cement to seal it closed. A stainless steel crown will be cemented onto the existing tooth, which becomes its new outer surface.


Some aggravation or distress is probably going to happen once the sedation wears off. Over-the-counter agony medicine, like acetaminophen (Tylenol), is generally adequate for easing torment. Try not to eat or drink on the mouth where the methodology occurred until complete recuperating has happened.


The expense of this methodology will shift dependent on a few variables. These incorporate whether sedation is required and your geographic region. On the off chance that you have dental protection, converse with your back up plan about costs you can hope to cause using cash on hand, just as a rundown of suppliers you can pick from to guarantee inclusion. In the event that you don't have dental protection, you can hope to pay somewhere in the range of $80 to $300 for simply the technique.

The expense of a crown might expand that cost to $750 to $1,000 or more. Your cash based expenses might be higher if general sedation is required. In the event that your aggravation is extreme, or you keep on feeling torment following a few days have passed, call your dental specialist. Extreme or persevering torment might demonstrate that extra treatment is required.

0.329+ Million Readerbase
Share This Page
Recommended Webinars & Conferences