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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 114-124

Formocresol, still a controversial material for pulpotomy: A critical literature review


1 Departments of Conservative and Endodontics, Modern Dental College and Research Center, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pedodontics, Modern Dental College and Research Center, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

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DOI: 10.4103/2321-4619.143594

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This paper reviews the history, clinical success and concerns regarding the safety of formocresol as a primary molar pulpotomy medicament. The alternatives to formocresol are discussed and their advantages and disadvantages are evaluated.


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