Diagnosis is the first step of an adequate treatment and methodical and disciplined approach, along with a good measure of patience,
will help to establish it. Traditionally, the dentists have relied on testing methods designed to reproduce symptoms associated with
pulpal pathosis. Unfortunately, these tests fall short of the ideal pulp vitality testing on several criteria. This study explores the
reliability of pulp testing methods in deciduous teeth using thermal test, electrical test and pulse oximetry and compared applicability
and reliability of visual analogue and verbal pain scales for recording discomfort/pain.