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Root Canal Treatment in a Swedish Public Dental Service - Studies of indications and results

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Title: Root Canal Treatment in a Swedish Public Dental Service - Studies of indications and results
Authors: Wigsten, Emma
Issue Date: 9-Sep-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Odontology. Department of Endodontology/Oral Diagnosis
Parts of work: I. Wigsten E, Kvist T, Dawson VS, Isberg PE, EndoReCo, Fransson H. Comparative analysis of general dental practitioners’ fees and scheduled fees for root canal treatment and coronal restorations in the adult population of Sweden: a 5-year follow-up of data from the Swedish Dental Register. Int Endod J. 2018;51(2):141-7.

II. Wigsten E, Jonasson P, EndoReCo, Kvist T. Indications for root canal treatment in a Swedish county dental service: patient- and tooth-specific characteristics. Int Endod J. 2019;52(2):158-68.

III. Wigsten E, EndoReCo, Kvist T. Patient record assessment of results and time related resources spent during one year after initiation of root canal treatment in a Swedish public dental organisation. In manuscript (2021).

IV. Wigsten E, Al Hajj A, Jonasson P, EndoReCo, Kvist T. Patient satisfaction with root canal treatment and outcomes in the Swedish public dental health service: A prospective cohort study. Int Endod J. 2021;54:1462–72.

V. Wigsten E, Kvist T, Jonasson P, EndoReCo, Davidson T. Comparing Quality of Life of Patients Undergoing Root Canal Treatment or Tooth Extraction. J Endod. 2020;46(1):19-28 e1.

Date of Defence: 2021-10-15
Disputation: Fredagen den 15 oktober 2021, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Europa, Konferenscentrum Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20A
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Odontology)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: coronal restoration
dental fees
dental records
general dental care
pain intensity
patient satisfaction
quality of life
test-retest reliability analysis
tooth extraction
Abstract: Despite the marked overall improvement of oral health in Sweden, root canal treatment is still a common procedure in general dental practice. The reasons are unclear. Few studies of root canal treatment have been undertaken in general dental practice and there are no studies which monitor treatment from the initial appointment to completed root filling. There are moreover, few studies which take patients’ perspectives into account. The main objective of this thesis was to broaden overall underst... more
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