IP Indian Journal of Conservative and Endodontics

Pain management in endodontics

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Author Details: Monisha P. Khatri Khatri*,Sheetal Ghivari,Madhu Pujar,Hemant Vagarali,Veerendra Uppin

Volume : 3

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-8988

Print ISSN : 2581-9534

Article First Page : 65

Article End Page : 68


Pain is a stimuli that causes the greatest fear in any patient who requires an endodontic treatment. This fear if tackled efficiently not only improves the success of the treatment but also creates a strong dentist patient relationship. Pain management can be done effectively by using various pharmacological regimes such as anxiolytics, local anaesthetics, NSAIDs and opioids. These drugs have proven to reduce pain and help the patient overcome the fear associated with endodontic treatment. This article briefly discusses the drugs, its dosage and properties that are commonly used to manage endodontic pain.

Keywords: Anxiolytics, Local anaesthesia, NSAIDs, Opioids, Pain pathway

Doi No:-10.18231/2456-8953.2018.0017