Current trends in pulp therapy: A survey analyzing pulpotomy techniques taught in pediatric dental residency programs

Laquia A. Walker, Brian Sanders, James Jones, C. Andrew Williamson, Jeffrey A. Dean, Joseph J. Legan, Gerardo Maupome

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Abstract

Purpose: The study's purpose was to survey directors of pediatric dental residency programs in order to evaluate the materials currently being taught and used for pulpotomy procedures for primary teeth in educational and clinical settings. Methods: A web-based survey was emailed to all graduate pediatric dental residency program directors in the United States. Results: Seventy one emails were sent to program directors, 47 responded but only 39 respondents (55%) were included in the study. Results suggested a slight decrease in utilization of formocresol 1:5 dilution (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-35
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Dentistry for Children
Volume80
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2013

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Pulpotomy
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Keywords

  • Formocresol
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Pulpotomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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Current trends in pulp therapy : A survey analyzing pulpotomy techniques taught in pediatric dental residency programs. / Walker, Laquia A.; Sanders, Brian; Jones, James; Williamson, C. Andrew; Dean, Jeffrey A.; Legan, Joseph J.; Maupome, Gerardo.

In: Journal of Dentistry for Children, Vol. 80, No. 1, 01.2013, p. 31-35.

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