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Does a deep cavity always lead to irreversible pulpitis?

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Dr. Duane Keller
Dentistry

In brief: Not always

A deep cavity may be able to be lined with a material like calcium hydroxide before the filling is place.
This may keep the nerve from becoming inflammed.

In brief: Not always

A deep cavity may be able to be lined with a material like calcium hydroxide before the filling is place.
This may keep the nerve from becoming inflammed.
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