Vital pulp therapy is a dental procedure performed by veterinarians to treat and preserve the health of a tooth with a compromised or injured pulp. The pulp refers to the soft, living tissue inside the tooth that contains nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue. Vital pulp therapy aims to prevent the need for tooth extraction by treating the affected pulp and allowing the tooth to remain functional. The procedure involves removing any infected or damaged pulp, disinfecting the area, and applying a medicated material to promote healing and regeneration. This therapy is typically used in cases where the pulp is still vital, meaning it has the potential to recover and maintain its normal vitality. Vital pulp therapy can help alleviate pain, resolve infection, and save the tooth, ensuring the animal can maintain proper chewing and dental function.

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