Ana Lucia Franco Ricardo

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of photodynamic therapy (PDT) on endodontic pathogens by evaluating the decrease in numbers of Enterococcus faecalis colonies in the canals of extracted human teeth. BACKGROUND DATA Failure in endodontics is usually related to inadequate cleaning and disinfection of the root canal system. This(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic effect of ND:YAP laser in persistent lesions through signs and symptoms such as the presence of fistulas and pain, respectively. BACKGROUND DATA Periapical lesions with bacterial invasion, giving origin to bacterial infections, appear many times during the endodontic treatment, which aims at(More)
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