Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003178
Title: A survey on knowledge, attitude, and practice about endodontic mishaps and its management among practicing dentists
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Endodontic treatment includes procedures that were framed to maintain the health of pulp tissue and periapical portion of the tooth. If the pulp is diseased or injured, the treatment is done to preserve the normal radicular tissues. The aim of this study is to determine the knowledge, attitude, and practice about endodontic mishaps and its management among practicing dentists. Materials and Methods: A questionnaire consisting of 15 multiple choice questions was prepared based on etiology, prevention, and management of endodontic mishaps using online software. This study was conducted online which included 100 participants who were general practitioners and specialists working in clinics. The data were collected and analyzed. Results: The result shows that only 59% of surveyed dentists are aware of etiology, 58.8% were aware of prevention, and 51.6% aware of the management of endodontic mishaps that occurring during procedure. Conclusion: Dentists, being members of health-care profession, should know about endodontic mishaps and its management which may occur during procedure. Only 56.4% are aware of endodontic mishaps and its management according to the study.

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    D. Shruthi, S. Jayalakshmi*

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    Department of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


    *Corresponding author: D. Shruthi., Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Velappanchavadi – 600077, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    D. Shruthi, S. Jayalakshmi*

    Title:A survey on knowledge, attitude, and practice about endodontic mishaps and its management among practicing dentists
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (February)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (273-276)
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    Methodology:knowledge, attitude, and practice
    Research Materials:100 participants general practitioners

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Apical Files Formation Irrigant Management Prevention

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