On the local applications of antibiotics and antibiotic-based agents in endodontics and dental traumatology.

@article{Mohammadi2009OnTL,
  title={On the local applications of antibiotics and antibiotic-based agents in endodontics and dental traumatology.},
  author={Zahed Mohammadi and Paul Vincent Abbott},
  journal={International endodontic journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={555-67}
}
Antibiotics are a valuable adjunctive to the armamentarium available to health professionals for the management of bacterial infections. During endodontic treatment and when managing trauma to the teeth, antibiotics may be applied systemically (orally and/or parenterally) or locally (i.e. intra-dentally via irrigants and medicaments). Due to the potential risk of adverse effects following systemic application, and the ineffectiveness of systemic antibiotics in necrotic pulpless teeth and the… CONTINUE READING