Endodontics: Barriers to improving endodontic care: the views of NHS practitioners

  title={Endodontics: Barriers to improving endodontic care: the views of NHS practitioners},
  author={Elaine McColl and Monica A. Smith and Jimmy Whitworth and G V Seccombe and Jimmy George Steele},
  journal={British Dental Journal},
Aims Concerns have been expressed about the technical quality of NHS endodontic treatment. Bringing performance into line with guidelines for good practice needs to be underpinned by an understanding of barriers to compliance. To this end, our research involved an exploratory investigation of the factors influencing the behaviour of general dental practitioners in their practice of endodontics.Materials and methods Subjects 12 dental practitioners, representative of varying levels of… CONTINUE READING

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