Use of acid cleanser in endodontic therapy.

  title={Use of acid cleanser in endodontic therapy.},
  author={D A Loel},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  volume={90 1},
  • D A Loel
  • Published 1975 in Journal of the American Dental Association
The use of a 50percent citric acid cleanser in root canals after pulpectomy produced well-cleaned surfaces as shown by scanning electron microscopy. Compared with other cleaning agents, this cleanser provided improved penetration of rosin into the dentinal tubules and better wall adaptation of gutta-percha. No contraindication has been encountered in clinical practice. Application of the cleanser directly to the exposed pulp resulted in satisfactory destruction similar to the results obtained… CONTINUE READING

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