Calcium Hydroxide in Endodontics : An Overview

  title={Calcium Hydroxide in Endodontics : An Overview},
  author={Raidan Ba-Hattab and Manar Al-Jamie and Haya Aldreib and Lujain Alessa and Mohammad Alonazi},
Background: Calcium hydroxide has been used in dentistry since several decades. It has been used in a number of applications in the field of endodontics such as root resorption, intracanal medicament, and root canal sealers. Although this material exhibits several advantages, it also has some limitations. Objectives: To review the role of calcium hydroxide in the field of endodontics, focusing on its mechanism of action, antimicrobial effects, different applications, cytotoxicity or… CONTINUE READING