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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2016, Volume : 9, Issue : 7
First page : ( 779) Last page : ( 781)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00149.9

Awareness of Root Canal Treatment among People

Umaiyal M. Pooja*

BDS1st Year, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai-600077

*Corresponding Author E-mail: poojaumaiyal1998@gmail.com

Online published on 15 October, 2016.

Abstract

Aim

The aim of this survey was to know the patient's expectation and their view about root canal.

Objective

This survey is conducted through a standardized questionnaire distributed to the patients visiting Saveetha dental college.

Material and Methods

This is a questionnaire based survey that was conducted among patients visiting saveetha dental college. A sample of 100 was used and with the collected data, a statistical analysis was done.

Background

Root canal treatment is the one in which the inflamed or infected pulp is removed and the inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned and disinfected, then filled and sealed with a rubber-like material called gutta-percha. Afterwards, the tooth is restored with a crown or filling for protection of the teeth.

Reason

This survey helps us to save the tooth by doing root canal treatment instead of getting it extracted in the benefit of patients.

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Keywords

Endodontics, awareness, rubber dam, endodontic files, cavit, restoration.

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