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 compare mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) with calcium hydroxide when used as pulp-capping materials in human teeth… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Calcium hydroxide has been the material of choice for apexification. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This study was conducted to observe the rat subcutaneous connective tissue reaction to the implanted dentin tubes filled with… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
The biological and bacteriological action of calcium hydroxide confer to its current success as an intracanal dressing. For this… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Apical periodontitis and its concomitant periapical osteolysis is caused by pulpal infection, and bacterial lipopolysaccharide… (More)
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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… (More)
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