Geetha RV

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences [SIMATS], Saveetha University, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Modification and Methods to Improve the Efficiency of Sodium Hypochlorite as a Root Canal Irrigant
    Author(s): Sreelakshmi SB, Anjaneyulu K* and Geetha RV

    The main aim of the root canal treatment is to disinfect the entire root canal system. This can be achieved by mechanical instrumentation and chemical irrigation, with medication of the root canal. Microorganism and their byproducts are the major cause of pulpal and periodical pathos is. To reduce or eliminate bacteria and pulp tissue remnants, various irrigation solutions have been suggested to be used during treatment. Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), a reducing agent, is a clear, straw-colored solution containing about 5% of available chlorine. It is the most widely used irrigating solution. NaOCL is an excellent nonspecific proteolytic and antimicrobial agent, most common irrigant during root canal therapy. New equipment introduced into root canal irrigation includes the EndoActivator , Vibringe, and various ultrasonic devices where the irrigant is directed into the canal through the .. Read More»

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