Endodontic Analysis

Microorganisms invasion of the dental pulp as a sequel to dental caries,trauma,and operative dental procedures causes pupal infection and periapical diseases2-3 9-10 The aim of endodontic treatment is to eradicate bacteria from the root canal and prevent reinfection9 (the effectiveness of various Alexanda almyroudi) Endodontic treatment includes the cleansing of pulp tissue and bacteria from infected root canals. This is performed mechanically by files and supported by irrigation with antibacterial and tissue dissolving solutions
Mechanical instrumentation reduces the bacteria population but effective elimination of the bacteria is achieved when mechanical instrumentation is coupled with antimicrobial root canal irrigants and intra canal medication.1 Sodium hypo- chlorite is the most
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