Table 4: Endodontic conditions necessitating antibiotics prescription.

ConditionsNumber of respondents (%)

(a) Irreversible pulpitis, mod/severe preop. symptoms131 (60.6%)
(b) Irreversible pulpitis with acute apical periodontitis, mod/severe preop. symptoms141 (65.2%)
(c) Necrotic pulp with chronic apical periodontitis, no swelling, no/mild preop. symptoms97 (44.9%)
(d) Necrotic pulp with acute apical periodontitis, no swelling, mod/severe preop. symptoms123 (56.9%)
(e) Necrotic pulp with chronic apical periodontitis, sinus tract present, no/mild preop. symptoms 150 (69.4%)
(f) Necrotic pulp with acute apical periodontitis, swelling present, mod/severe preop. symptoms199 (92.1%)