Frequency of root canal treatment among patients attending dental college in Bhopal
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 11, Pages 8717-8722
AbstractAim: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the frequency of RCT in OPD, to evaluate particular teeth, estimate mean frequency of male /female patients who visited to dental college.
Material and methods: A total of 600 patients visited the clinics during the study period. Through the use of radiographs, frequency of RCT in OPD, particular teeth and mean frequency in male and female ratio was seen. The analysis of data was performed using methods of descriptive statistics.
Result: It shows that maximum number of patients undergone RCT is 419 (69.8%) in 600 patients. The maximum number of RCT’s are found in 1st molars and the mean frequency of RCT’s is more in males when compared to females.
Conclusion: The first molars were the most frequently found for undergoing RCT in both maxilla and mandible followed by second molar & second premolar. Periapical lesions showed an almost similar pattern among teeth with a higher number of radiolucencies found in the 1st molar in both the arches followed by second molar.
Keywords: Endodontics, periapical disease, radiographic evaluation, root canal treatment.
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