A.Oral health expert
The procedure your dentist describes is called a pulpotomy and is regularly done in severly decayed teeth.
I, personally have never been a fan of this procedure as the abscess may recur SOMETIMES.
Having said that, it is better to always save the baby teeth as the permanent successors to these teeth will only appear at about 11-12 years of age.
Discuss your concerns with your dentist and ask him what he thinks the prognoses of the tooth will be. If he tells you the prognoses is good- do the treatment. If not, extract the tooth
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