Managing Deep Caries
Vital pulp therapy can be a useful option for treating severe caries in primary molars.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the factors involved in pulpal diagnosis in primary teeth.
- In primary molars, compare and contrast pulpotomy with indirect pulp treatment.
- Identify the essential components of an ideal restoration for primary molars for which vital pulp therapy has been performed.
This course was published in the May 2016 issue and expires May 31, 2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.