Observation of bacteria and fungi in infected root canals and dentinal tubules by SEM.

@article{en1995ObservationOB,
  title={Observation of bacteria and fungi in infected root canals and dentinal tubules by SEM.},
  author={B Hakan Şen and Burhan Pişkin and T Demirci},
  journal={Endodontics & dental traumatology},
  year={1995},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={6-9}
}
The aim of this study was to observe the root canal flora and possible penetration of microorganisms into dentinal tubules in teeth with necrotic pulps. Ten infected maxillary and mandibular molars with periapical lesions were extracted and fixed in 2.5% phosphate-buffered glutaraldehyde solution for nine days. After separation from the crowns, longitudinal grooves were cut in the roots, and they were split into two halves. The specimens were prepared for SEM. The root canals and the dentinal… CONTINUE READING
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