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Efficacy of photon induced photoacoustic streaming ( PIPS ) on root canals infected with Enterococcus faecalis : A pilot study

@inproceedings{Jaramillo2012EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of photon induced photoacoustic streaming ( PIPS ) on root canals infected with Enterococcus faecalis : A pilot study},
  author={Drs. David E. Jaramillo and R. Aprecio and N. Angelov and Enrico and DiVito and Thomas V. McClammy},
  year={2012}
}
  • Drs. David E. Jaramillo, R. Aprecio, +3 authors Thomas V. McClammy
  • Published 2012
  • Eradication of microorganisms from an infected root canal before obturation is a primary focus of endodontic treatment, as well as the best predictor for the long-term success of the endodontic therapy. The purpose of this in vitro laboratory study was to evaluate the efficacy of a new tapered and stripped Er:YAG laser tip using PIPS (Photon Induced Photoacoustic Streaming) in root canals infected with Enterococcus faecalis (ATCC4082). Methods: Twenty-four freshly extracted single-rooted human… CONTINUE READING

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