Direct Pulp Capping

Educational video for dental students and dentists on the Direct Pulp Capping procedure. Age of patient, size of exposure and previous symptoms are key factors for the choice of a conservative approach or indication of pulpectomy.


Otis Freschini:

Amazing video thank you! If you get a carious exposure but there is still carious dentine in cavity should you immediately pulp cap and then continue to remove the caries or would pulp capping not be an appropriate treatment option here? thank you

Satish Chandra:

Thanks a lot.I really did panic once 😁 when there was accidental pulp exposure during canine preparation for pfm restoration.

hey ismaa:

Thank you for this informative video! i really like your videos!

Juan Bartolí:

with the application of MTA and calcium hydroxide in the area of the pulp exposure, is safe to say that the patient will not have any kind of sensitivity after? Even if the operator established hemostasis in the exposure area?

Κώστας Αναστασιάδης:

It is wrong to make layers with so many different materials. Just MTA or Biodentine and composite resin 4 days after the pulp cupping is the correct practice. Most of the clinicians want to avoid a second session but in pulp cupping is necessary.

Daily Meditation:

Do not… I repeat, do NOT apply calcium hydroxide as a direct pulp cap. It has been shown in multiple studies to have cytotoxic effects on the pulp. The best material is a bioceramic, then MTA, both of which have over a 90% success rate (with proper isolation of course).

Douglas Achaiba:

You should have placed an IRM and left it for 8 weeks to see how the tooth is progressing. Then place a composite at a later date.