Antimicrobial effect of irrigant combinations within dentinal tubules.

  title={Antimicrobial effect of irrigant combinations within dentinal tubules.},
  author={Ilana Heling and Nicholas Chandler},
  journal={International endodontic journal},
  volume={31 1},
The aim of this study was to investigate sodium hypochlorite (with and without EDTA), chlorhexidine, and hydrogen peroxide in varying concentrations when used in sequence or in combination as endodontic irrigants. Sterile saline served as the control. Six standardized bovine incisor root specimens, which had been infected with Enterococcus faecalis (CG 110), were exposed to each solution. Following exposure to the test agents dentine samples were taken from within the lumina using ISO 023 to… CONTINUE READING


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