Mechanism of action of sodium hypochlorite.

  title={Mechanism of action of sodium hypochlorite.},
  author={Cyntia R A Estrela and Cyntia Rodrigues de Ara{\'u}jo Estrela and Eduardo Luis Barbin and J{\'u}lio C{\'e}sar Emboava Span{\'o} and Melissa Andr{\'e}ia Marchesan and Jesus Djalma P{\'e}cora},
  journal={Brazilian dental journal},
  volume={13 2},
The choice of an irrigating solution for use in infected root canals requires previous knowledge of the microorganisms responsible for the infectious process as well as the properties of different irrigating solutions. Complex internal anatomy, host defenses and microorganism virulence are important factors in the treatment of teeth with asymptomatic apical periodontitis. Irrigating solutions must have expressive antimicrobial action and tissue dissolution capacity. Sodium hypochlorite is the… CONTINUE READING


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