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Br Dent J. 2007 May 12;202(9):555-9.

Review: the use of sodium hypochlorite in endodontics--potential complications and their management.

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  • 1Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, UK.

Abstract

Aqueous sodium hypochlorite (bleach) solution is widely used in dental practice during root canal treatment. Although it is generally regarded as being very safe, potentially severe complications can occur when it comes into contact with soft tissue. This paper discusses the use of sodium hypochlorite in dental treatment, reviews the current literature regarding hypochlorite complications, and considers the appropriate management for a dental practitioner when faced with a potentially adverse incident with this agent.

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