Indications for a Pulpectomy Procedure

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Indications for a Pulpectomy Procedure.

1. Primary teeth with pulpal inflammation extending beyond the coronal pulp but with roots and alveolar bone free of pathologic resorption
2. Primary teeth with necrotic pulps, minimum root resorption, and minimum bony destruction in the bifurcation area
3. Pulpless primary teeth with sinus tracts
4. Pulpless primary teeth without permanent successors
5. Pulpless primary second molars before the eruption of the permanent first molar
6. Pulpless primary teeth in hemophiliacs
7. Pulpless primary anterior teeth when speech, crowded arches, or esthetics are a factor
8. Pulpless primary teeth next to the line of a palatal cleft
9. Pulpless primary molars supporting orthodontic
10. Pulpless primary molars when arch length is deficient
11. Pulpless primary teeth when space maintainers or continued supervision are not feasible (handicapped or isolated children†)

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