Radioprotective measures in children undergoing dental radiography

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In this blog Manas Dave looks at a systematic review of radioprotective measures for children undergoing dental radiography. The review was conducted to assist the the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry update of radioprotective guidelines for dental radiography in children.

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Root canal obturation using core-carrier techniques

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19 studies were included in this review of core-carrier obturation techniques in endodontic treatment. Success rates was 83%(95CI; 69-91%) with 24% suffering postoperative pain and 31% having overfilling.

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Step wise caries removal sustained pulp vitality up to 5 years

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This well designed trial compares the impact on pulp vitality of step wise verses traditional caries removal. after 5 years. THe findings suggest significantly improved outcomes with the step wise approach.

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