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Plate showing the various steps involved in pulpotomy and cavity filling
Pulpotomy.
(Plate XXXII, facing p. 358.)

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Plate showing the various steps involved in pulpotomy and cavity filling.
The detailed caption reads as follows:

  1. Arsenic acid a is laid on the pulp and covered with zinc oxide eugenol b
  2. After cauterization, the caustic dressing is removed, thoroughly drilled out, and some creosote is poured into the cavity
  3. The coronal pulp is removed with a drill
  4. The pulp cavity is cleared of the coronal pulp
  5. Eugenol-borax ball on tin foil
  6. The same as a pill
  7. This pill is pressed into the cleared cavity
  8. The finished filling: a is the compressed borax-eugenol pill and b is the amalgam filling

The caption reads in the original German: Die Pulpaamputation.

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