Carious pulp exposure legal definition of carious pulp exposure
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exposurenoun 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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Methods: Restorable permanent first molars (64) with carious pulp exposures were randomly assigned to two groups; CH and MTA.
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  and Baulme and Holz  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
. Massler  reported that the success rate for pulp capping of cariously exposed immature teeth with calcium hydroxide under optimal conditions is between 40 to 50%.