Frequency and nature of pain following single visit root canal treatment

  • Md. Abdul Hannan Sheikh Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Military Dental Center Dhaka, Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Golam Mohiuddin Chowdhury Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Military Dental Center Dhaka, Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Sultana Parveen Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Kamrunnahar Shanta Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Farzana Hoque Tanmi Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Keywords: Fissure sealant, Glass ionomer, Molar, Nanofilled resin

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to compare the frequency and nature of pain between the vital inflamed (n=55) and non-vital (n=55) teeth that received single visit root canal treatment. The frequency and nature of pain were assessed as no pain, mild, moderate and severe pain on day 2 and day 7. The results showed that 76.4 and 85.5% participants felt no pain in vital inflamed teeth on day 2 and day 7, respectively. On the other hand, 63.6 and 74.5% participants felt no pain in non-vital teeth on day 2 and day 7, respectively. The remaining participants only felt mild to moderate pain. There were no significant difference between the two groups (p=0.435 on day 2 and p=0.371 on day 7). The results suggested that single visit root canal treatment is equally effective in both vital inflamed and non-vital teeth.

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Author Biographies

Md. Abdul Hannan Sheikh, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Military Dental Center Dhaka, Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Head

Golam Mohiuddin Chowdhury, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Military Dental Center Dhaka, Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Consultant Dental Surgeon General

Sultana Parveen, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Assistant Professor

Kamrunnahar Shanta, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Assistant Professor

Farzana Hoque Tanmi, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh

FCPS trainee

Published
2018-12-25
How to Cite
Sheikh, M., Chowdhury, G., Parveen, S., Shanta, K., & Tanmi, F. (2018). Frequency and nature of pain following single visit root canal treatment. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 11(4), 274-277. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v11i4.38445
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