In vitro evaluation of five different herbal extracts as an antimicrobial endodontic irrigant using real time quantitative polymerase chain reaction

@inproceedings{Vinothkumar2013InVE,
  title={In vitro evaluation of five different herbal extracts as an antimicrobial endodontic irrigant using real time quantitative polymerase chain reaction},
  author={Thilla Sekar Vinothkumar and Mohamed I Rubin and Lakshmi Balaji and Deivanayagam Kandaswamy},
  booktitle={Journal of conservative dentistry : JCD},
  year={2013}
}
CONTEXT Sodium hypochlorite is the most commonly used irrigant but it has disadvantage like high cytotoxicity. So there is a need to find an alternative to 5.25% Sodium hypochlorite against microorganism Enterococcus faecalis and Candida albicans. Literature has shown that these 5 extracts namely Terminalia chebula, Myristica frangrans, Aloe barbadensis, Curcuma longa and Azadaricta indica has good properties which can be used as a potential endodontic irrigant. AIMS To evaluate the… CONTINUE READING
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