Comparison of the Antibacterial Efficacy of Tea Tree Oil with 3% Sodium Hypochlorite and 2% Chlorhexidine against E. faecalis: An in vitro Study

@article{Kamath2013ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the Antibacterial Efficacy of Tea Tree Oil with 3\% Sodium Hypochlorite and 2\% Chlorhexidine against E. faecalis: An in vitro Study},
  author={Uday B. Kamath and Hina Sheth and S. Ramesh and Keshav Singla},
  journal={ACM Journal of Computer Documentation},
  year={2013},
  volume={3},
  pages={117-120}
}
Background and objectives: Among the bacterial specieswhich most often cause endodontic failure, Enterococcusfaecalis is the most important. This study compared theantibacterial efficacy of tea tree oil with 3% sodium hypochloriteand 2% chlorhexidine as a root canal irrigant, against E. faecalis.Materials and methods: Normal saline, tea tree oil, 3% sodiumhypochlorite, 2% chlorhexidine and fresh stains of E. faecaliswere used. Four round wells, 4 mm deep and 8 mm diameter,were punched using… 

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