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Is there a difference between a pulp extraction and a root canal?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Look it up.

You need to see the basic parts of what makes up an entire tooth and all adjacent structures.
Too detailed for answer here.

In brief: Look it up.

You need to see the basic parts of what makes up an entire tooth and all adjacent structures.
Too detailed for answer here.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: See Below

A 'Pulp Extraction' or 'Pulpectomy' is removal of the pulp tissue from a tooth.
This is one step in Root Canal Treatment. A Root Canal is the complete cleaning, sterilizing, and obturation of the Canals in the tooth

In brief: See Below

A 'Pulp Extraction' or 'Pulpectomy' is removal of the pulp tissue from a tooth.
This is one step in Root Canal Treatment. A Root Canal is the complete cleaning, sterilizing, and obturation of the Canals in the tooth
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Yes

The pulp extraction is removing the top part of the tooth canal contents.
This is usually done in baby teeth. The contents in the entire canal of the tooth including the top part of the canals.

In brief: Yes

The pulp extraction is removing the top part of the tooth canal contents.
This is usually done in baby teeth. The contents in the entire canal of the tooth including the top part of the canals.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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Dr. James Donley
Dentistry

In brief: Yes

A pulp extraction is the removal of the tissues in the root canal.
After decay removal, it is the first step of the procedure in doing a pulpotomy procedure on a baby tooth or root canal therapy on a permanent tooth.

In brief: Yes

A pulp extraction is the removal of the tissues in the root canal.
After decay removal, it is the first step of the procedure in doing a pulpotomy procedure on a baby tooth or root canal therapy on a permanent tooth.
Dr. James Donley
Dr. James Donley
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