Disinfection of Dental Unit Water Line Using Aloe Vera: In Vitro Study

  title={Disinfection of Dental Unit Water Line Using Aloe Vera: In Vitro Study},
  author={Sonia Pareek and Anup Nagaraj and Prateek Sharma and Mansi Atri and Satinder S. Walia and Shravani Naidu and Asif M. Yousuf},
  booktitle={International journal of dentistry},
Context. Dental unit waterlines may be heavily contaminated with microorganisms and are a potential source of infection for both practicing staff and immunocompromised patients particularly. Contamination of dental unit water lines could be inhibited with the use of disinfectants. The present study investigates the effect of aloe-vera-based disinfectant in reducing the microbial growth in dental unit water lines (DUWLs). Aims. To compare the efficacy of aloe vera, hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), and… CONTINUE READING
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