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

ArticleinThe journal of evidence-based dental practice 11(4):175-7 · December 2011with33 Reads
DOI: 10.1016/j.jebdp.2011.09.005 · Source: PubMed

    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.