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Vital pulp therapy, dog
Vital pulp therapy, dog

    Crown reduction and vital pulp therapy are frequently performed on malpositioned mandibular canine teeth. (A) The malpositioned tooth’s height is decreased to at or just above or below the height of the associated incisor teeth. (B) A medicament is placed to protect the pulp of the tooth to keep the tooth vital.

Courtesy of Dr. Brenda Mulherin.