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The anti-biofilm and collagen-stabilizing effects of proanthocyanidin as an auxiliary endodontic irrigant.

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Summary of "The anti-biofilm and collagen-stabilizing effects of proanthocyanidin as an auxiliary endodontic irrigant."

To evaluate the anti-biofilm effect of Proanthocyanidin (PA) solution as an irrigant against Enterococcus faecalis (E. faecalis) and its influence on the mechanical properties and biodegradation resistance of demineralized root dentine.

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Name: International endodontic journal
ISSN: 1365-2591
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