Dilawar Sultan, Zuhair Arif, Muhammad Moazzam, Faisal Nawaz Khan, M Abdullah Khan, Rehan Ali Siddiqui
Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences




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Chlorhexidine as Intracanal Irrigant for Endodontic Pain Control

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



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ABSTRACT

The endodontic irrigation is very important for success of any root canal treatment. The aim of present study was to find out the efficacy of 2% chlorhexidine endodontic irrigant for pain control while root canal treatment. Current study was conducted on 350 endodontic patients where 2% chlorhexidine was used. Mean age of patients was 30.50±11.59 and mean pain score after 24 hours was 4.00±2.18. Chlorhexidine solution (2%) was found to be effective for pain control while endodontic treatment.

Keywords: Debridement of pulp; Pain levels; 2% Chlorhexidine



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