Effect of MTAD on postoperative discomfort: a randomized clinical trial.

@article{Torabinejad2005EffectOM,
  title={Effect of MTAD on postoperative discomfort: a randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Mahmoud Torabinejad and Shahrokh Shabahang and Khaled A. Bahjri},
  journal={Journal of endodontics},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={171-6}
}
The purpose of this study was to compare levels of postoperative discomfort after cleaning and shaping of root canals using two protocols for removal of smear layer. Seventy-three consecutive patients requiring root canal treatment were included. At random, canals were cleaned and shaped with one of the following protocols. In group 1, 5.25% sodium hypochlorite was used as the root canal irrigant. The smear layer was removed by placing 17% EDTA in the canal(s) for 1 min followed by a 5-ml rinse… CONTINUE READING