Learn the pulp sequelae of pulp capping
Patient: 23 year-old female in excellent health
Chief Complaint: swollen gums
Dental History: The patient reported having had a deep filling placed within the last 5 years (Tooth #3) of the date of first examination.. A buccal fistula developed with a history of swelling and was diminished after the patient’s dentist prescribed Amoxicillin.
Significant Findings: Examination and tests revealed the following significant exam and test findings for tooth #3:
- Slight percussion sensitivity
- Negative response to cold thermal stimulation
- A large defined periapical radiolucency involving the mesiobuccal root extending into the furcation
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