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Formocresol pulpotomy technic for primary teeth has been utilized for a considerable period of time. The suggested technic has been two treatments at intervals of between three and seven days. There would be a distinct advantage in a method which could be completed in one visit.

The purpose of this investigation is to evaluate, clinically and histologically, a one visit, five minute formocresol application technic.