Zuhair Arif, Dilawar Sultan, Muhammad Moazzam, Faisal Nawaz Khan, Rehan Ali Siddiqui, M Abdullah Khan
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Pain Control after Pulp Debridement in patients Receiving 5.25% Sodium Hypochlorite Irrigant

Zuhair Arif, Dilawar Sultan, Muhammad Moazzam, Faisal Nawaz Khan, Rehan Ali Siddiqui, M Abdullah Khan



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ABSTRACT

Aim: To compare the mean pain scores after debridement of pulp in patients receiving hypochlorite and chlorhexidine as intra-canal irrigant.

Methods: This was a randomized controlled trail conducted at Department of Operative Dentistry. Total 710 patients 14-60 years of age were included in the study. The pain scores were recorded on VAS scale after debridement and irrigation of canals with 2% chlorhexidine solution versus 5.25% sodium hypochlorite.

Results: In Group-II mean pain score was significantly less as compared to that of Group-I.

Conclusion: Sodium hypochlorite (5.25%) is more effective in pain control as compared to chlorhexidine (2%) after debridement of pulp.

Keywords: 2% Chlorhexidine; 5.25% Sodium hypochlorite



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