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exposure

noun danger, discovery, exposé, exposition, hazard, jeopardy, laying open, liability, manifestation, openness, perceptibility, peril, presentation, publication, publicity, revelation, risk, susceptibility, susceptivity, unfolding, unmasking, visibility, vulnerability
Associated concepts: exposure to asbestos, exposure to toxic chemical, insurance coverage and exposure
See also: admission, bad repute, detection, disclosure, discovery, expression, impeachment, manifestation, publicity, risk
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Out of 92 patients with 135 molars screened for this study, 43 healthy patients with 64 carious pulp exposures and restorable permanent first molars satisfied the inclusion/ exclusion criteria and were assigned to two experimental groups.
According to Seltzer and Bender [1975] and Baulme and Holz [1981] direct pulp capping is indicated for small mechanical exposures in young permanent teeth with extensive vascular supply and should be discouraged for carious pulp exposures.