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Study of Pain Following Removal of Wisdom Teeth With Acute Pulpitis

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Wuhan University Identifier:
First received: June 28, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2009
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this study is to determine whether pulp chamber opening and drainage on wisdom teeth with acute pulpitis before the extraction could reduce postoperative pain so beneficial to patient.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective

Further study details as provided by Wuhan University:

Study Completion Date: September 2009

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 29 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients requiring surgical removal of a single upper wisdom tooth with acute pulpitis were included in this prospective study

Inclusion Criteria:

  • inclusion criteria of upper wisdom teeth for the two groups were: vertical eruption; being worthless to be restored; deep caries in the occlusion surface with acute pain; without caries or acute pulpitis in the adjacent second molar

Exclusion Criteria:

  • systemic diseases, smokers, inflammation in oral cavity,with history of psychiatric illness,pregnant or lactating females
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01153152

China, Hubei
School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University
Wuhan, Hubei, China, 430079
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wuhan University
  More Information Identifier: NCT01153152     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NO.2009128
Study First Received: June 28, 2010
Last Updated: June 28, 2010

Keywords provided by Wuhan University:
wisdom teeth
acute pulpitis
Pain Following Removal of Wisdom Teeth with Acute Pulpitis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dental Pulp Diseases
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017