Sterilisation of extracted human teeth for educational use.

  title={Sterilisation of extracted human teeth for educational use.},
  author={Muddaiah Ravish Kumar and Peter Simon Sequeira and Sylvester Peter and Gopala Krishna Bhat},
  journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology},
  volume={23 4},
Sixty intact, non-carious and unrestored teeth extracted due to periodontal disease were used to determine the most effective method of sterilisation. The teeth were divided into six groups, each containing 10 teeth. Group 1 teeth were immersed in 10% formalin for seven days, group 2 teeth were immersed in 3% hydrogen peroxide for seven days, group 3 teeth were immersed in 2.6% sodium hypochlorite for seven days, group 4 teeth were boiled in water at 100 degrees C for 20 minutes, group 5 teeth… CONTINUE READING
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