MTA, Formocresol, and Ferric Sulfate Have Significantly Better Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes Than Calcium Hydroxide and Laser Therapies in Primary Molar Pulpotomies After 18–24 Months


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ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATIONPrimary molar pulpotomy: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.Lin PY, Chen H-S, Wang Y-H, Tu Y-K.J Dent 2014;42(9):1060–77REVIEWERSamah Omar, BDS, DDS, MSDPURPOSE/QUESTIONThe aim of this study is to undertake a systematic review and network meta-analysis, comparing the clinical and radiographic outcomes in primary molar pulpotomy among different dressing materials.SOURCE OF FUNDINGThis project was partly supported by a grant from the National Science Council in Taiwan (grant number: NSC 101-2314-B-002-197-MY2).TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGNSystematic review with meta-analysis of data.LEVEL OF EVIDENCELevel 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidenceSTRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADEGrade B: Inconsistent, limited-quality patient-oriented evidence

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