Antibiotic use for irreversible pulpitis

  • Protocol
  • Intervention



This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objective of this review is to provide reliable evidence regarding the effectiveness of prescribing systemic antibiotics for irreversible pulpitis by comparing clinical outcomes expressed as pain relief.

The following null hypothesis will be tested: for irreversible pulpitis there is no difference in pain relief between patients taking antibiotics as compared to those who have received placebo or analgesics.