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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 22-23

Recent advances in pulpotomy medicament


1 Senior Lecturer, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Maitri College of Dentistry and Research Center, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
2 Consultant Pediatric Dentist, Pune, Maharashtra, India
3 Senior Lecturer, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Rungta College of Dental Sciences and Research, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
4 Consultant Pediatric Dentist, Gadag, Karnataka, India
5 Consultant Pediatric Dentist, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
6 RK Dental Clinic, Raniganj, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Pratik Surana
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Maitri College of Dentistry and Research Center, GE Road, Anjora, Durg - 491 001, Chhattisgarh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijmo.ijmo_11_20

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Pulpotomy is the most commonly used treatment modality used in cariously involved primary vital primary teeth. Formocresol shows a good clinical success rate over the period of years but concerns raised due to its toxicity, mutagenicity, and carcinogenicity. The current review of literature provides an overview of recent advances in pulpotomy medicament that can be used as an alternative to formocresol.


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