excavation

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Related to caries excavation: chemomechanical caries removal
See: evulsion
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Historically, the placement of a medicament or material against a direct pulpal exposure during caries excavation was controversial, and instead conventional endodontic therapy was recommended.
Caries excavation has traditionally been performed according to mechanical principles using drills and sharp-edged hand instruments.