Stepwise Excavation may Enhance Pulp Preservation in Permanent Teeth Affected by Dental Caries

University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Nørre Allé 20, DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark.
The journal of evidence-based dental practice 12/2011; 11(4):175-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.jebdp.2011.09.005
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ABSTRACT ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Ways of enhancing pulp preservation by stepwise excavation-a systematic review. Hayashi M, Fujitani M, Yamaki C, Momoi Y. J Dent 2011;39(2):95-107. Epub 2010 Dec 3. REVIEWER: Lars Bjørndal, DDS, PhD, Dr Odont PURPOSE/QUESTION: To determine the clinical effectiveness of stepwise excavation for pulp preservation SOURCE OF FUNDING: Japanese Society of Conservative Dentistry TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: Systematic review LEVEL OF EVIENCE: Level 2: Limited-quality patient-oriented evidence STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Grade B: Limited-quality patient-oriented evidence.

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