ENDODONTIC IRRIGANTS: A PATH FOR SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT
Anuja Goit*, Manvi Srivastava, Sonal Gupta, Sushma Gojanur and Asmita Das
The most common cause of pulpal inflammation (pulpitis) is bacteria and/or their toxic products entering the pulp through a deep carious lesion. Endodontic success is greatly dependent on the elimination of microorganisms and removal of smear layer during cleaning and shaping. The successful treatment of root canals in primary teeth depends on irrigation which serves as a valuable adjunct. The purpose of this article is to provide a brief insight into the root canal irrigants used for disinfection of infected root canals in pediatric dentistry.
Keywords: Biofilm, Herbal extracts, Primary teeth, Smear layer, Sodium hypochlorite.
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