Prevalence of Bacteria Following Endodontic Treatment

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King's College London

Status

Unknown

Conditions

Root Canal Infection

Treatments

Diagnostic Test: Detection of residual vital bacteria in the root canal space

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03055975
05/Q0705/051

Details and patient eligibility

About

Sampling of accessed root canals with endodontic paper points during treatment and immediately pre-obturation of endodontic root canals was carried out.

Full description

Following ethical approval (REC ref: 05/Q0705/051), informed consent was obtained from patients undergoing root canal treatment.The teeth included in the study had been referred to a specialist centre for the treatment of endodontic infection. They all responded negatively to vitality tests and presented pre-operative apical radiolucencies. The source population were referred by their general dental practitioner into specialist endodontic clinics of Guy's Hospital, King's College London Dental Institute.Treatments on the teeth were carried out by a total of 19 postgraduate endodontic students.

Enrollment

200 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 65 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

Patients with single or multi-rooted teeth undergoing root canal treatment.

Exclusion criteria

For certain aspects of the study secondary treatments and vital teeth are excluded.

Trial design

200 participants in 2 patient groups

Primary treatments
Description:
Patients undergoing primary root canal treatments. Only teeth which have not previously been accessed are included in this cohort.The source population are adults aged 18-65, referred by their general dental practitioner into specialist endodontic clinics of Guy's Hospital
Treatment:
Diagnostic Test: Detection of residual vital bacteria in the root canal space
Re-treatments
Description:
Patients undergoing re-treatments. Only teeth which had a previous root canal treatment which failed are included in this cohort.The source population are adults aged 18-65, referred by their general dental practitioner into specialist endodontic clinics of Guy's Hospital
Treatment:
Diagnostic Test: Detection of residual vital bacteria in the root canal space

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Central trial contact

Federico Foschi, Dr; Dylan Herzog, Mr

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