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How Can You Tell The Difference Between Irreversible And Reversible Pulpitis
A condition in which the pulp (nerve) of the tooth becomes inflamed, causing pain and pressure in the tooth. There are varying degrees of pulpitis, from mild to severe. The pressure in the pulp chamber affects the nerve and connective tissue in the tooth. Extreme cases of pulpitis may result in a phenomenon called referred pain, causing pain to be detected in unrelated ...Read more
Tooth conditions: A pulpitis is an inflammation of the pulp-the tissue within your tooth. A tooth abscess is when the pulp dies / becomes necrotic. You would think this an infection in your tooth. In both instances Root canal treatment would be needed to treat these problems to save your tooth. The other possibility would be to extract the tooth. So in both instances you could have a toothache. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Pulpitis comes in 2 varieties: reversible and irreversible. If it is reversible, it can go away once the cause of it has been eliminated. This includes making sure there is no high spot on a recently placed filling, any uncured composite resin has been fully cured, or there are no occlusal interferences among other possibilities. If it is found to be irreversible, the solution is root canal or ext. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anti-inflammation: Medrol (methylprednisolone) is a steroid. It is a very strong anti-inflammatory drug. It is usually reserved for use in situations where an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) is not effective or can't be used. A pulpitis is an inflammation of the pulp or nerve of the tooth. It can be reversible or irreversible. If the cause of the inflammation is removed, it might take care of the pulpitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pulpitis: Itis means inflammation and pulp is the nerve and blood tissues inside of the tooth. So, basically you have inflammation or an infection inside of the tooth. There are many different causes of pulpitis but almost always require a root canal. Discuss your options with a dentist for further information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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