Determining Pulpal Status – The Hot Test

In the November 2017 newsletter I talked about cold testing teeth to determine pulpal vitality.  The cold test is by far the most commonly employed of the pulp tests and for the most part the easiest to use.
The hot test, while used less frequently, is another important pulp vitality test.  As with cold testing …

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On May 14, 2018, posted in: News for Doctors by

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Determining Pulpal Status – The Cold Test

An accurate determination of the status of the pulp is a critical element in achieving the correct diagnosis and treatment plan.  How the pulp responds to a thermal challenge, both for a specific tooth and comparatively in relation to adjacent and opposing teeth, gives the dentist important information about the health of the pulp tissue.
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