Pulpit is an inflammation of the pulp of the tooth. Most often pulpitis is prone to dental teeth in children. Therefore, it is extremely important to know the methods of treating the pulp.
The peculiarity of the development of pulpitis is the morphological and functional immaturity at the time of the formation of the roots of the teeth. During this period in the pulp there are some changes that can lead to the disease.
Causes of pulpitis
Before treating pulpit, you need to know the causes of the appearance of this disease. Most inflammation of the pulp is a consequence of complication of caries. This is due to the penetration of microorganisms into the pulp of the tooth from the carious cavity.
Also, pulpitis may be the result of an acute infectious disease of the child, for example, develop after the bark, sore throat or scarlet fever. But this happens very rarely.
Most often the development of pulpitis is associated with mechanical injury to the tooth - a rupture of the pulp of the tooth, the disclosure of the horn of the pulp. Naturally, in these cases, the treatment of this disease will be different.
Treatment of pulpitis
Different methods of treatment of pulpitis are achieved by relieving pain, getting rid of the infectious and toxic foci, restoring all functions of the pulp, as well as the tooth as a whole. The first thing you can do to relieve the suffering of a patient is pain relief.
Methods of treating pulpitis can be welcoming and devital. Greeting methods of treating pulpitis are divided into surgical (surgical) and conservative. In the case of a conservative method of inflammation in the pulp stops using various drugs. The removal of the pulp does not take place, may only need partial elimination. And in the case of operative methods of treatment, the pulp is completely removed.
Stages of conservative treatment of the disease
- It is necessary to have anesthesia.
- Carry out instrumental treatment of carious cavity.
- Then the treatment is done with warm antiseptic.
- Then it is necessary to make degreasing and drying the carious cavity.
- In the end, a therapeutic insulating gasket is applied and a seal is installed.
The choice of one or another method of treatment of this disease depends on the very form of the disease. Given that pulpitis can be acute, chronic, gangrenous, hypertrophic, retrograde, in each case treatment will proceed differently.
The most important thing is not to start the illness and not just to contact a doctor in time, but also to take permanent prevention, in order to avoid the occurrence of pulpitis in principle.
To do this, you need to review the cavity of the mouth at least once every six months, as well as immediately contact the dentist in the event of any pain.