EFFECTIVENESS OF ICE AND TETRAFLUOROETHANE IN DETECTING PULPAL VITALITY

The aim of this study was to evaluate the capacity of ice and tetrafluoroethane in detecting pulpal vitality in 594 human decayed, sound, and restored teeth of patients 47- to 60-years-old. We observed that the test carried out with tetrafluoroethane produced a significantly (p << 0.01) greater number of confirmations than that with ice

Dental pulp test; Cold; Geriatrics; Endodontics


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