Single sitting Root Canal Treatment, is becoming a popular procedure in the, dental clinics in India, especially in the dental clinics in Delhi. With the revolutionary changes in treatment concepts and development in technology, dentists in Delhi, are routinely doing this procedure
Statistics have shown that the single sitting root canal treatments, cause less pain than multiple sitting root canal treatments. Thus, all the reputed dental clinics in Delhi, are offering this treatment modality. Also, since time is at a premium with patients, dentists in Delhi, are using the rotary ni ti files, which reduce the time of the entire treatment to just 45 minutes to 60 minutes ie from the start to the finish.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS, ABOUT SINGLE SITTING ROOT CANAL TREATMENTS (RCT)
1-WHAT ARE THE CASES IN WHICH SINGLE SITTING ROOT CANALS CAN BE DONE?
There is no contraindication for this treatment. Even teeth which have swelling and continuous pus discharge can undergo this treatment, with some surgical help. Even dead teeth with swelling can undergo this
2- IS THIS PROCEDURE QUITE PAINFUL?
With the revolutionary changes in the treatment concepts and development in the equipment, there is no pain in this treatment. In, Smile Delhi- The Dental Clinic, ie our clinic, statistics have shown that in 99 percent cases, there is no pain.
3- IS SINGLE SITTING RCT TIME CONSUMING?
Due to rotary instruments and development in Ni-Ti files, the time taken from the start to the end of the procedure is 45 to 60 minutes.
4- CAN THE CANALS BE DISINFECTED PROPERLY IN SINGLE SITTING RCT?
The single sitting rct is a technique sensitive and very accurate procedure. Once the canals are properly prepared, with the copious and generous use of the irrigants and sealed immediately, the healing is prompt.
5- HOW ARE THE ROOT CANALS PREPARED?
There are 3 procedures, which lead to the thorough Bio mechanical preparation of the root canal system;
1) The mechanical removal of the infected nerve tissue/pulp and dentin.
2) Flushing the root canals copiously with irrigants like ) Na Hypochloride (Warm), EDTA, Hydrogen Peroxide, Chlorhexidine Gluconate, Normal Saline & Dexamethasone
3) Enlarging the canals and preparing it with the rotary files, to accomodate the filling materials.
6- WHAT ARE THE MEDICINES INVOLVED IN THIS PROCEDURE?
Usually antibiotics are given for the infection and anti inflammatory analgesics/painkillers are given to cover any pain that might happen
7- HOW IS THE PROGNOSIS OF THE SINGLE SITTING RCT
In a reputed dental clinic of Delhi, like Smile Delhi- The Dental Clinic, where the expertise, materials and sterilisation conform to global standards, the prognosis of the single sitting rct is certainly very good.
Here in,”Smile Delhi- The Dental Clinic“, the success rate of this procedure in the last 15 years has been 99 percent.
Posted By – Dr. Suprriya B. Bhatia