An overview of etiology of endodontic flare-ups

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Author Details : Anupam Sharma, Jyoti Mandlik, Reshmi Varghese

Volume : 1, Issue : 3, Year : 2016

Article Page : 76-80

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Endodontic flare-ups are unpleasant events that may occur during endodontic treatment procedures. Various etiological factors may be responsible for pain and inflammation in endodontic flare ups.  This article overviews numerous mechanisms thought to be responsible for the flare-ups their incidence and also enumerates various modalities for relief of pain and swelling in these situations, viz. premedication, establishment of drainage, occlusal relief, intracanal medication and systemic management.

Keywords: Endodontic treatment, Flare-up, Intracanal medication

How to cite : Sharma A, Mandlik J, Varghese R, An overview of etiology of endodontic flare-ups. IP Indian J Conserv Endod 2016;1(3):76-80

Copyright © 2016 by author(s) and IP Indian J Conserv Endod. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (

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