The surgical removal of part of the dental pulp
See Also: pulpectomy

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  • pulpotomy — /pul pot euh mee/, n., pl. pulpotomies. Dentistry. the removal of infected portions of the pulp tissue in a tooth, used as a therapeutic measure to avoid pulpectomy. [1920 25; PULP + O + TOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • pulpotomy — Removal of a portion of the pulp structure of a tooth, usually the coronal portion. SYN: pulp amputation. [L. pulpa, pulp, + G. tome, incision] * * * pulp·ot·o·my .pəl pät ə mē n …   Medical dictionary

  • pulpotomy — pulp·ot·o·my …   English syllables

  • pulpotomy — n. a procedure in which part of the pulp of a tooth damaged by trauma or caries is cut back and then covered with a medicament and restoration …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • pulpotomy — ˌpəlˈpäd.əmē noun ( es) Etymology: pulp + o + tomy : removal in a dental procedure of the coronal portion of the pulp of a tooth in such a manner that the pulp of the root remains intact and viable …   Useful english dictionary

  • pulp amputation — pulpotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • Endodontic therapy — is a sequence of treatment for the pulp of a tooth whose end result is the elimination of infection and protection of the decontaminated tooth from future microbial invasion. Although this set of procedures is commonly referred to as a root canal …   Wikipedia

  • Dental surgery — Intervention A dental officer and his assistant remove the wisdom tooth of a crew member of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) …   Wikipedia

  • SOHP — chool Oral Health Program, KuwaitSOHP is School Oral Health Program of Kuwait run by The Forsyth Institute, Boston, U.S.A. and The Ministry of Health of Kuwait. [ [http://www.forsyth.org The Forsyth Institute ] ] Goal and methods of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Mineral trioxide aggregate — is a material used to fill the root canals of teeth as part of root canal therapy. It has the ability to encourage hard tissue deposition similar to Calcium hydroxide effect. Also both have the same biological and histological properties.… …   Wikipedia

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