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Pulpitis, crown fracture, dog
Pulpitis, crown fracture, dog

    Pulpitis in a dog. A complicated crown fracture exposing the pulp of a tooth will lead to pulpitis. Teeth with pulp exposure should be treated with vital pulp therapy, root canal, or extraction, depending on the timing of the injury and the expectations of the client.

Courtesy of Dr. Ben Colmery III.