The causes of pulpal disease are physical, chemical, or bacterial.
Physical is further categorized into traumatic injuries, pathological wear, or cracked tooth syndrome.
Chemicals are further categorized into erosions or phosphoric acid.
Bacterial is related to toxins, direct invasion of pulp. Antibiotics are preferred in such cases and it must be prescribed by the dentist. Medicines can be bought online from medicine purchase app Delhi.
The different types of pulpal diseases are:
Inflammatory Disease Of Pulp
Inflammation of pulp or pulpitis is further categorized into reversible or irreversible, acute, or chronic.
Reversible Pulpitis: It is a mild inflammatory condition of pulp caused due to toxic stimuli but pulp has the ability to return back to the normal state on the removal of stimuli.
Causes: Trauma, Thermal shock, Excessive dehydration, chemical stimulus from sweet or sour food
Treatment: Best treatment is prevention. Remove the noxious stimuli and pain will subside. It depends on the extent of damage to the pulp. Various modalities are :
Irreversible pulpitis: It's a persistent inflammatory condition of pulp in which pulp becomes incapable of healing even after the removal of stimuli.
Causes: Bacterial involvement, chemical, or thermal involvement. Sometimes reversible conditions deteriorate into irreversible conditions.
The pulp is degenerated as a result of persistent irritation to teeth and is usually seen in older people. Early symptoms are not present and the tooth is not discolored. Degeneration can be calcific, atrophic, or fibrous.
In calcific degeneration, the pulp is replaced by calcific material. Calcification can occur within the pulp chamber or within the root canal. If it occurs on complete pulp, it is known as calcific metamorphosis.
In atrophic degeneration, pulp tissue becomes less sensitive than normal and intercellular fluid is increased.
In fibrous degeneration, cellular elements are replaced by fibrous connective tissue and have the characteristic appearance of leathery fiber.
Internal Resorption is a slow or fast progressive resorption process which occurs in the dentin of pulp chamber or root canals of teeth.
Necrosis Of Pulp
Death of pulp is known as necrosis and it may be partial or total. It occurs either as a result of traumatic injury or ischaemic infarction. It is of two types: Coagulation or Liquefaction
Causes: Noxious insult injury to pulp such as bacteria or trauma.
Toothache is one of the worst pain and cannot be endured patiently. To prevent them while you can by Maintaining oral hygiene. Brush daily twice a day, rinse your mouth every day.