What is single sitting rotary root canal treatment?

Single sitting rotary root canal treatment is one of the most advancing branch of endodontics. With revolutionary changes in concepts and with the introduction of niti rotary instruments, it is considered as a routine and painless procedure.

Single sitting rotary root canal treatment is a comfortable and less time consuming procedure. In most of the cases the treatment is performed in one sitting under antibiotic coverage.

What are the indications of single sitting rotary root canal treatment?

When the decay (caries)is approaching the pulp(nerve)of the tooth.

When an injury/trauma occurs in the teeth and it exposes the nerve of the teeth.

Severe hypersensitivity in the tooth which poses difficulty to the patient to eat/drink anything too hot or cold.

Non vital teeth.

Prophylactic rotary root canal treatment.

Advantages of single sitting rotary root canal treatment.

  1. Better patient compliance.
  2. Less time consuming.
  3. Economical.