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Aust Endod J. 2003 Aug;29(2):70-4.

Root canal disinfection: a review of concepts and recent developments.

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NIOM--Scandinavian Institute of Dental Materials, Haslum, Norway. dag.orstavik@niom.no

Abstract

This paper reviews current concepts of root canal infection and the consequences for endodontic treatment strategies and practices. In particular, root canal disinfection by chemical and mechanical means is discussed, as are the possibilities and limitations of proposed methods to reduce the time necessary to obtain a disinfected canal.

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14655819
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