Pulpotec is a filling paste for simple, rapid and long term treatment by pulpotomy of vital molars, both perma nent and deciduous. The addition of pharmacological cons tituents ensures an aseptic treatment, induces cicatrization of the pulpal stump at the chamber-canal interface, whilst maintaining the structure of the underlying pulp.
PowderPolyoxymethylene, Iodoform, excipient
Liquid Dexamethasone Acetate, Formaldehyde, Phenol, Guaiacol , excipient
Indication --
Adults treatment of pulpitis on permanent vital molars. This actually includes the pre-treatment of molars prior to making abutments for a fixed prosthesis (either individual or bridge).
Gerodontics treatment by pulpotomy of molars suffe ring calcified root-canal. Clinical recovery of the tooth can be brought about by using the same methods as those used in treating young adults.
Pedodontics treatment of pulpitis on immature perma nent vital molars, enabling a complete radicular restoration of the tooth. Treatment of pulpitis in temporary vital molars. Treatment of infected deciduous molars by pulpotomy even in the presence of an abscess. This indication is the only exception to the rule of pulpotomy on vital teeth, and must be treated by regular pulpotomy, without going beyond the floor of the pulp chamber in order Pulpotec never to be introduced in the radicular canal of deciduous teeth. The numerous indications for using Pulpotec in pedodontics, clearly indicate its usefulness in this field.
Directions for usePerform pulpotomy in the usual way. Pulpotec being antisep tic, the use of a rubber dam is optional. Utilise high-speed rotary instruments in order to avoid tearing of the radicular endings and take care to eliminate all the cameral pulp. The use of Pulpotec after a pulpotomy performed with laser is also recommended.
Potential side-effectsIn most cases, Pulpotec treatment is practically painless. Rare exceptions where pain has continued until the second session have, however, been recorded. 3 typical cases have been determined
1Pain of medium intensity which has lasted until the second session. To remedy this, all traces of Pulpotec should be removed after de-obturation and a fresh dose of the product should then be inserted and covered with a tem porary dressing.
2Persistent pain of arthritic type. This will disappear after anti-inflammatory treatment.
3In approximately 1 case per 1000, acute pain could be caused by
Notes and Other Information
RemarkA tooth treated by Pulpotec on which a fixed prosthesis (crown or bridge) has been placed, may present after some months (3 months to several years) and despite a radiologi cal normal status, pains of arthritic type. They usually disap pear after milling of the causally linked vertical overlap.
WarningAvoid all contact between Pulpotec and the soft tissues. If necessary, rinse thoroughly with water. Contains Polyoxymethylene and Formaldehyde. Toxic by inhalation and ingestion. May cause irritation, burns or hy persensitization if in direct contact with the skin. In case of direct contact with the eyes, rinse liberally with running water and consult a physician.
StorageStore at room temperature between 5° and 30°C, protected from direct light
PackagingPortion : 15 g powder + 15 ml liquid REF 115 62

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