Pulpotomy/ Baby Root Canal
A pulpotomy is a treatment for an abscessed or severely injured tooth that involves repairing the pulp tissue deep inside the tooth to stop the infection. The pulp is damaged and inflamed, but it hasn’t died yet so it’s still alive and viable. A dental pulpotomy is a way to save a tooth that has had a large piece of its center removed by trauma, decay, or infection. it is often used to save a diseased or injured tooth, and it can save a person from having to have a root canal.The pulpotomy is performed by the dentist and is used as a treatment or preventative measure on young children.The procedure can save a tooth that would have otherwise been lost.