Cryotherapy: An Emerging Trend in the Field of Endodontics

  • Vandana Gade Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Swargiya Dadasaheb kalmegh Smruti Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
  • Digesh Barfiwala Professor & HOD, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Swargiya Dadasaheb kalmegh Smruti Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
  • Reema Asani Post-Graduate Student, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Swargiya Dadasaheb kalmegh Smruti Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
  • Rachana Gawande Post-Graduate Student, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Swargiya Dadasaheb kalmegh Smruti Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
  • Jaykumar Gade Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Swargiya Dadasaheb kalmegh Smruti Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
Keywords: Cryotherapy, Postoperative Endodontic Pain, Vital Pulp Therapy, Endodontic Instruments.

Abstract

The field of endodontics is constantly evolving and changing to deliver the best possible treatment for the patient. There is a constant outlook for new and emerging therapies to make patient’s experience and dentist’s work as comfortable as possible. Cryotherapy is a long-standing approach that has been applied in various fields including endodontics. This review outlines the various application of cryotherapy in endodontics and also emphasizes the need for more research in this therapy in order to avail of the possible benefits of this technique in the treatment of other pulpal and periradicular diseases.

Published
2020-09-04