Francisco José de Souza-Filho

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess in vitro the antimicrobial activity of 2% chlorhexidine gel against Enterococcus faecalis , comparing it to other endodontic irrigants (2% chlorhexidine liquid and 5.25% sodium hypochlorite). STUDY DESIGN Eighty roots of human mandibular premolars were prepared by serial instrumentation technique, autoclaved,(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to identify microorganisms from root canals with periapical abscesses and to ascertain the susceptibility of Peptostreptococcus prevotii and Fusobacterium necrophorum to antimicrobials. Study design Thirty root canals were microbiologically sampled by using sterile paper points. The concomitant microorganisms were(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate the main post-traumatic complications of severe luxation and replanted teeth using clinical and radiographic analyses. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-three patients aged between 7 and 55 years old presenting 180 traumatized teeth that suffered extrusive luxation (n=67), lateral luxation (n=69), intrusive luxation(More)
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