In vitro evaluation of the effectiveness of irrigants and intracanal medicaments on microorganisms within root canals.

@article{Menezes2004InVE,
  title={In vitro evaluation of the effectiveness of irrigants and intracanal medicaments on microorganisms within root canals.},
  author={M{\'a}rcia Maciel Menezes and M{\'a}rcia Carneiro Valera and Ant{\^o}nio Olavo Cardoso Jorge and Cristiane Yumi Koga-Ito and Carlos Henrique Ribeiro Camargo and Maria Nadir Gasparoto Mancini},
  journal={International endodontic journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={311-9}
}
AIM To evaluate in vitro the effectiveness of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), chlorhexidine (CHX) and five intracanal medicaments on microorganisms within root canals. METHODOLOGY Ninety-six human single-rooted extracted teeth were used. After removing the crowns, canal preparation was completed and the external root surfaces were coated with epoxy resin. Following sterilization, the teeth were contaminated with Candida albicans and Enterococcus faecalis, and were incubated at 37 +/- 1 degrees C… CONTINUE READING

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