Journal article

Australian endodontists' perceptions of single and multiple visit root canal treatment

C Sathorn, P Parashos, H Messer

INTERNATIONAL ENDODONTIC JOURNAL | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2009

Abstract

AIM: To ascertain endodontist's point of view (treatment philosophy, rationale and preference) regarding single- and multiple-visit root canal treatment. To identify the basis on which the choice is made and how the information necessary for the choice is acquired. METHODOLOGY: Endodontists registered with the dental practice board of every state in Australia were contacted, and if they agreed to participate, they were interviewed either face to face or by telephone. The following topics were addressed in an interview lasting 15 to 20 min: demographics, current clinical procedures, treatment rationales and preference. A hypothetical scenario was posed to investigate which treatment regimen t..

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