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To answer the following focused question: "As regards microorganism load reduction for patients undergoing root canal treatment, is the use of ozone therapy comparable to conventional chemomechanical techniques using sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl)?".
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Name: International endodontic journal
Any successful endodontic therapy requires elimination of the endodontic biofilms through meticulous root canal disinfection methods. Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (E...
Curcumin incorporation into polymeric fibers was tested for its antimicrobial properties and potential use in root canal disinfection.
This study evaluated and compared the antibacterial effect of plasma and photodynamic therapy (PDT) in root canals infected with Enterococcus facials, for the first time.
Sterilization of the root canal system is of prime importance for a successful root canal therapy. Lasers and photodynamic therapy (PDT) have become the latest choice to eradicate microorganisms in th...
Subcutaneous emphysema is an infrequent mishap during root canal treatment which, in rare cases, can lead to severe complications.
This study tries to collect clinical cases to compare the clinical effect of traditional root canal disinfection, to photodynamic in root canal disinfection .And provide the reference for ...
The prevention and control of post-treatment pain is of great importance for the comfort of the patient as well as for the clinician's prestige. In this study, the effect of 940 nm diode l...
Nonsurgical root canal retreatment may become essential when the initial endodontic treatment fails because of the persistent intracanal or extracanal infections.It has been stated that th...
Caries disease is still the leading cause of severe tooth decay. Since this can lead to tooth loss, it is important that appropriate treatment is advised to help prevent damage and maintai...
The pulp necrosis of permanent immature teeth implies the interruption of the root formation and apical closure. Diode lasers have been used in many areas of dentistry, with tendency of go...
A treatment modality in endodontics concerned with the therapy of diseases of the dental pulp. For preparatory procedures, ROOT CANAL PREPARATION is available.
Preparatory activities in ROOT CANAL THERAPY by partial or complete extirpation of diseased pulp, cleaning and sterilization of the empty canal, enlarging and shaping the canal to receive the sealing material. The cavity may be prepared by mechanical, sonic, chemical, or other means. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p1700)
Phase of endodontic treatment in which a root canal system that has been cleaned is filled through use of special materials and techniques in order to prevent reinfection.
Multi-step systematic review process used for improving safety by investigation of incidents to find what happened, why it happened, and to determine what can be done to prevent it from happening again.
Chemicals used mainly to disinfect root canals after pulpectomy and before obturation. The major ones are camphorated monochlorophenol, EDTA, formocresol, hydrogen peroxide, metacresylacetate, and sodium hypochlorite. Root canal irrigants include also rinsing solutions of distilled water, sodium chloride, etc.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...