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Increase in Indirect Pulp Capping for Deep Carious Lesions

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Background: The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) touts indirect pulp capping (IPC) as one of two ways to treat a primary tooth with deep caries approaching the pulp, the other being a pulpotomy procedure. What do we actually know, scientifically, about IPC, and how do dentists feel about the procedure? Objective: To assess, by a systematic review of the literature, current dental practice regarding the use of IPC and pulpotomy for deep carious lesions in primary teeth more...
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