Melatonin attenuates inflammation of acute pulpitis subjected to dental pulp injury.

@article{Li2015MelatoninAI,
  title={Melatonin attenuates inflammation of acute pulpitis subjected to dental pulp injury.},
  author={Ji-Guo Li and Jia-Ji Lin and Zhao-ling Wang and Wen-Ke Cai and P Wang and Qian Jia and An-Sheng Zhang and Gao-Yi Wu and Guo-xiong Zhu and Long-xing Ni},
  journal={American journal of translational research},
  year={2015},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={66-78}
}
Acute pulpitis (AP), one of the most common diseases in the endodontics, usually causes severe pain to the patients, which makes the search for therapeutic target of AP essential in clinic. Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) signaling is widely involved in the mechanism of pulp inflammation, while melatonin has been reported to have an inhibition for a various… CONTINUE READING