Substantive antimicrobial activity in chlorhexidine-treated human root dentin.

@article{Basrani2002SubstantiveAA,
  title={Substantive antimicrobial activity in chlorhexidine-treated human root dentin.},
  author={Bettina R Basrani and Jo{\~a}o Miguel Santos and Leo Tj{\"a}derhane and Helen Grad and Omer Gorduysus and Junfu Huang and Herenia Procopio Lawrence and Shimon Friedman},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2002},
  volume={94 2},
  pages={240-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this in vitro study was to assess the substantive antimicrobial activity of different medicaments in human root dentin. STUDY DESIGN Canals of 98 roots were enlarged to standard size and medicated for 7 days with the following: (1) 2% chlorhexidine (CHX) gel, (2) 0.2% CHX gel, (3) 2% CHX solution, (4) Ca(OH)(2), (5) Ca(OH)(2)+ 0.2% CHX gel, (6) 2% CHX solution + a 25% CHX-containing controlled-release device, (7) saline, and (8) gel vehicle. After medication, canals were… CONTINUE READING