A review of the literature shows a significant amount of controversy regarding the success of pulp capping procedures, with the average clinically evaluated pulp capping success being 81%, and 75% when evaluated histologically. This study evaluated the costs and benefits of a pulp cap versus endodontic therapy for a tooth that is to receive a cast restoration, and determined what level of success is needed for pulp capping to be the preferred treatment.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)|
|State||Published - Feb 1990|
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