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ADA Credits: 2 | AGD Credits: 2 | Cost: $29.00

Vital Pulp Therapy in Permanent Teeth

Categories: Endodontics

Author(s): Johnah C. Galicia, DMD, MS, PhD

Course Type: Self-instruction journal and web based activity

Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienist, Dentists from novice to advanced

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Educational Objectives

Upon completing this article, the participant should be able to:
 
  1. Define the latest endodontic diagnostic terminologies
  2. Describe the ideal cases for vital pulp therapy
  3. Compare the different vital pulp therapy materials, methods, and outcomes
  4. Discuss several recommendations when performing vital pulp therapy.

Abstract

With our increased understanding of pulpal biology and the advances in material biocompatibility, the potential to transform the fate of a compromised dental pulp from a condemned tissue to that of hope and recovery has never been more promising. In this article, several aspects of vital pulp therapy (VPT) in permanent teeth from diagnosis and indications to treatment outcomes will be discussed in detail.

ADA Credits: 2 | AGD Credits: 2 | Cost: $29.00

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