Direct Pulp-Capping Performed by Dental Students has a Success Rate Close to 60%. Direct Capping of Carious Pulp Exposures is Significantly Less Successful (33%) than Direct Capping of Mechanical Pulp Exposures (92%)

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Article Title and Bibliographic Information: The Radiographic Outcomes of Direct Pulp-Capping Procedures Performed by Dental Students: A Retrospective Study. Al-Hiyasat AS, Barrieshi-Nusair KM, Al-Omari MA. J Am Dent Assoc 2006;137(12):1699-705. Level of Evidence: 2. Purpose/Question: The purpose of this study was to evaluate radiographically the treatment outcome of direct pulp-capping procedures performed by dental students in a teaching clinic. The research question was "What are the success and failure rates of direct pulp-capping procedures performed by dental students?". Source of Funding: Information not available. Type of Study/Design: Cohort Study, Retrospective, Patient Records.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-166
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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