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Title: Postobturation Pain Associated with Tricalcium Silicate and Resin-based Sealer Techniques: A Randomized Clinical Trial    
Speaker: Dr Gabriel Tan
Date: Tuesday 12 October 2021
Synopsis:

Available evidence on the biocompatibility of Tricalcium silicate (TSC)-based root canal sealers is generally favourable, but its clinical significance on postobturation pain, which is commonly experienced by patients receiving root canal treatment, has not been widely studied.

The aim of this clinical study was to compare the incidence and intensity of postobturation pain with randomly assigned TSC or resin-based sealer over a period of 7 days. The null hypothesis was that there is no difference in the incidence and intensity of postobturation pain between AH Plus and TotalFill BC sealer.

 

 

Title: Immunomodulatory Effects of Antibiotics Used In Regenerative Endodontic Procedures
Speaker: Dr Khoo Shih-Tien
Date: Wednesday 2 June 2021

Synopsis:

Conventional endodontic re-treatment and apical surgery are predictable procedures for management of endodontically treated teeth with persistent disease. However, there is no information available that compares these treatment modalities based on patients’ oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL).

In this study, we aimed to compare OHRQoL of patients who received conventional endodontic re-treatment versus those who received apical surgery and to identify correlations between OHRQoL, clinician-assessed healing outcome and other factors. Following which, we invited a purposive sample of patients to participate in focus group discussions such that more nuanced information on their treatment experiences could be elicited.

 


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