Pain is the most predominantly associated symptom with patients visit to the dental office. The pain may arise due to either an endodontic cause or a periodontic cause, but the endodontic pain type variant is the most commonly encountered by dentists in their dental offices. Even though endodontic pain is more common, there arises a dilemma in diagnosing and planning the treatment for the patient in day-to-day practice. This makes the proper diagnosis and adequate management of endodontic pain an important part of any dental practice.
In this video, Dr. Gopi Krishna introduces the topic with an anecdote and gives the audience a take-home message of treating the patient and not just the tooth. He further talks about preoperative pain considerations, local anesthetic techniques for painless surgery, and pain related to operative protocols. He discusses in detail different anesthetic techniques and the best anesthesia of choice in a clinical setup.
This video is a part of the JBCPL body of knowledge conclave 2021. check out the entire conclave at https://medicaldialogues.in/JBCPL-BOK