Endodontic treatment

Current Care Summary
Working group appointed by the the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim and the Finnish Dental Society Apollonia
27.9.2016

Current Care Guideline «Hampaan juurihoito»1

Summary in Finnish «Hampaan juurihoito»2

The Finnish guideline on endodontics emphasizes good quality of endodontic treatment and coronal seal of the restoration. For prevention of endodontic treatment need caries control is essential. For deep carious lesions stepwise excavation or partial caries removal are recommended. Partial pulpotomy can be used if bleeding can be controlled. The decision for root canal treatment is based on prognosis, occlusion and general health of the patient. The use of kofferdam is essential in aseptic working. Chemomechanical preparation with NaOCl and root canal filling within 0-2 mm from the apex improve prognosis. Healing should be controlled annually up to four years.

Working group appointed by the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim and the Finnish Dental Society Apollonia

Leo Tjäderhane (Chair)

Marja Pöllänen

Vuokko Anttonen

Anja Kotiranta

Merja Laine

Nina Mandelin

Kirsi Mikkola

Tuija Palin-Palokas

Eva Sirén

Päivi Siukosaari