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Endodontic Pain

Diagnosis, Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Rosenberg, Paul A.

2014, XVI, 183 p. 71 illus., 53 illus. in color.

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  • User-friendly guide to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of endodontic pain
  • Ideal for use at the chair side
  • Informative images and flow charts
  • Readily understandable explanations of the causes and biological basis of pain

Endodontic pain is a complex symptom that often drives a patient to a dentist in search of relief. In these circumstances, the patient is likely to pose a range of questions: Can you relieve my pain? Will the treatment be painful? How will I feel later? The answers to such questions often form the basis of the patient’s assessment of the dentist. The combination of pain and a negative dental experience has physical and psychological sequelae for the patient that may last long after treatment. 

This book is a concise, well-structured guide to the assessment and treatment of patients who present with endodontic pain, in which step-by-step descriptions are complemented by informative images and flow charts. The advantages, disadvantages, and significance of specific diagnostic and treatment procedures are clearly described, as is a pharmacotherapeutic approach to the prevention and treatment of pain. In addition, the causes and biological basis of endodontic pain are explained and guidance is provided on further strategies for pain prevention. The crisp narrative, efficient design, and visual detail are notable features of this book that will make it an ideal chairside resource for the clinician and a dependable reference for the student.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Caries - Non-Odontogenic Pain - Non-Vital Pulp - Root Canal Therapy - Toothache - Trauma

Related subjects » Dentistry - Medicine

Table of contents 

Diagnosis: Definition of Pain.- Differential Diagnosis.- History of Chief Complaint.- Patient Narratives and their Diagnostic Significance.- Causes of Pain: Caries.- Trauma.- Restorative.- Non Odontogenic.- Endodontic Procedural. Other Contributing Factors: Co-morbidities.- Genetics.- Gender.- Anxiety.- Strategies to Prevent Endodontic Pain: Pre Operative.- Intra Operative.- Post Operative. Treatment: Vital Endodontic Cases.- Non Vital Endodontic Cases. Long Term Pain following “successful” Endodontics.

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Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India

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