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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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Review
2011
Review
2011
Calcium hydroxide has been included within several materials and antimicrobial formulations that are used in a number of… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
Review
1999
Review
1999
Literature review The primary function of calcium hydroxide as a routine intracanal medicament is to provide antimicrobial… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The antibacterial effect of calcium hydroxide as a short-term intracanal dressing was clinically evaluated by applying the… 
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Abstract The bactericidal efficacy of calcium hydroxide, camphorated phenol and camphorated paramonochlorophenol as intracanal… 
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…