Isolation Techniques Used When Performing Root Canal Treatment

Précis:

The study assessed isolation techniques used when performing root canal treatment among dentists in the network. A questionnaire was administered to eligible dentists in the network. The questionnaire assessed dentists' use of various isolation techniques when performing root canal treatment; identified factors associated with use (or non-use) of rubber dams when performing root canal treatment (RCT); and identifed factors associated with rubber dam use during RCT.

Objectives:

The primary objective of the study was:

  • To quantify the self-reported use or non-use of rubber dams when performing RCT.

The secondary objective was:

  • To identify factors associated with use or non-use of rubber dams for RCT.