What Is Pulpal Therapy?
Pulpal therapy is a dental treatment that helps in preserving a child’s natural tooth that has been affected by an injury or tooth decay.
What Is A Pulp?
The pulp is the soft tissue located inside the teeth. It is exposed to bacteria and can cause infection or pain if the tooth is damaged or decayed.
What Is The Process Of Pulp Therapy?
Instead of extracting the affected tooth entirely, in pulp therapy only the pulp is removed and replaced with a filler that prevents bacteria from further damaging the tooth.
How Do I Know If My Child Needs Pulp Therapy?
An infected pulp may cause certain symptoms in a child. Symptoms include – chronic or frequent toothache, swelling, a sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures.