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calcium hydroxide

Known as: LIME WATER, Hydroxide, Calcium, Calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2) 
A white powder prepared from lime that has many medical and industrial uses. It is in many dental formulations, especially for root canal filling.
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
AIM To evaluate the effectiveness of 2% chlorhexidine gluconate gel and calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2) as intracanal medicaments… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
AIM To compare mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) with calcium hydroxide when used as pulp-capping materials in human teeth… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
It has been proposed (Cvek 1992) that immature teeth are weakened by filling of the root canals with calcium hydroxide dressing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
AIM This study sought to clarify the mechanisms that enable E. faecalis to survive the high pH of calcium hydroxide… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The objective of this study was to investigate the antimicrobial action of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA), Portland cement… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
  • M. Cvek
  • Endodontics & dental traumatology
  • 1992
  • Corpus ID: 43033544
A material of 885 luxated, non-vital incisors was evaluated radiographically with respect to healing of periodontal tissues… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The antibacterial effect of calcium hydroxide as a short-term intracanal dressing was clinically evaluated by applying the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Abstract The bactericidal efficacy of calcium hydroxide, camphorated phenol and camphorated paramonochlorophenol as intracanal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
  • U. Schröder
  • Journal of dental research
  • 1985
  • Corpus ID: 23075559
The findings from the recent literature on pulpal cell responses to the application of calcium hydroxide to exposed pulps are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
The pH changes in dental tissues of monkeys were studied by means of pH indicators after endodontic treatment with calcium… Expand
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