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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 79-80
Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics-Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics (IACDE-CDE) program report

Sree Balaji Dental College, Chennai, India

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Date of Web Publication8-Jan-2015

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Subbiya A. Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics-Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics (IACDE-CDE) program report. J Conserv Dent 2015;18:79-80

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Delivering improvements in the quality of treatment is the key objective of the healthcare system. Thus, the mission of the research community is to promote the clinical trial and to perform ethical and meaningful research in oral healthcare system. Therefore, enhancing the clinical research and encouraging the current budding dentists to do more clinical trial has been our motto.

We are happy to place on record the success of yet another event from the Endodontics and Conservative dentistry CLInical RESearch (ECCLIRES) team. Encouraged by enthusiasm and interest shown by the active participants of 2013, we have successfully completed the 3 rd ECCLIRES 2014 on 22 nd and 23 rd of August under the banner of Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics (IACDE). There were delegates and students representing various colleges from all over the country. Dr. V. G. Sukumaran, Chairman, organizing committee welcomed the gathering and Dr. L. Lakshminaryanan, Hon, General Secretary, IACDE also graced the occasion. The Chief Guest for ECCLIRES 2014 was Dr. R. Sathyanarayanan, Professor and Head, Dept of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Science, Pondicherry. He enlightened the delegates on the newer research methods in composite resin. He elaborated on the newer concept "procedural data card" scoring methods for direct restoration. The next lecture was given by Dr. Carouanidy Usha, Principal, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Science, Pondicherry and speech was on the recent research modalities in cariology and it was very informative for the budding researchers and post-graduate students. The third guest lecture was delivered by Dr. N. Velmurgan, Vice principal and HOD of Meenakshi Ammal Dental College on "a road map to clinical research in Endodontics" paved a Good road to all the participants and enlightened them about the clinical trials. Dr. R. Mensudar and Dr. V. Prakash were in charge of the scientific committee which handled the increase in number of papers and posters presented, respectively. There was an increase in the number and quality of papers presented with an increase in papers on "Randomized Control Trials." The trend of increased papers on Randomized Control Trials was encouraging as the aim of ECCLIRES was to enthuse our researchers to take up more clinical trials.

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Overall, 10 best papers were selected in the convention which competed in the final session. The following are the winners of best papers and posters:

  1. "Influence of periapical status on post-operative pain, quality, and extent of root canal filling of two different warm vertical obturation techniques - randomized control trial" from Thai Moogambigai Dental College by Dr. Archana.
  2. "Evaluation of healing using cbct of periapical lesions treated with prp/prf in combination with β-tcp - case reports" from Tamil Nadu Govt Dental College by Dr. Kishnaveni.
  3. "Reattachment - case reports" Tamil Nadu Govt Dental College by Dr. B. Bacthavatchalam.
  4. "Management of non-healing periapical pathology with cracked tooth: A case report" from JKK Dental College by Dr. Aarthi.
  5. "Detection of porphyromonas gingivalis, porphyromonas endodontalis, prevotella intermedia,  Treponema denticola Scientific Name Search sing real-time PCR in patients with symptomatic apical periodontitis with varying periapical index scale - an in vivo study" - from SRM Dental College - by Dr. C. V. Anjali.
  6. "Evaluation of relationship between maxillary sinus and maxillary posterior teeth in an Indian population using spiral computerized tomography"-from Sree Balaji Dental College - by Dr. Jahir Hussain.
  7. "Comparative evaluation of postoperative pain using two different file systems - a clinical pilot study" - from Saveetha Dental College - by Dr. Sneha Subramanian.
  8. "Mutilations beyond repair !!!" - from SRMC Dental College - by Dr. Preetha.
  9. "A comparative evaluation of the effect of 0.3% magnolia officinalis and 0.2% chlorhexidine as a mouth rinse on the pH and buffering capacity of saliva in high caries risk patients - an in vivo study" - from SRM Dental College - by Twinkle Rachel Mathew.
  10. "Influence of three niti cleaning and shaping files on post operative endodontic pain - a randomized controlled trial" - from Meenakshi Ammal Dental College - by T. Vadana.

The overall best paper was awarded to Dr. Twinkle Rachel Mathew from SRM dental which was a clinical in vivo study and the second best paper was awarded to case report by Dr. Aarthi from JKK dental college.

Correspondence Address:
Arunajatesan Subbiya
Sree Balaji Dental College, Chennai
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0972-0707.148902

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