Comparison of elec-trosurgery and formocresol as pulpotomy techniques in dog primary teeth

ArticleinThe Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry 18(4):285-9 · February 1994with50 Reads
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    Abstract

    The primary teeth of four dogs were treated using either a conventional formocresol or electrosurgical technique following pulpotomy. Pulps of the treated teeth were evaluated histologically for the presence of inflammation, fibrosis, necrosis, resorption, and reparative dentin formation. Results indicated that conventional formocresol pulpotomy technique is histopathologically superior to electrosurgery pulpotomy technique.