Effectiveness of EDTA and EDTA-T brushing on the removal of root surface smear layer.

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Sampaio, José Eduardo Cezar [UNESP]; Rached, Ricardo Samih Georges Abi [UNESP]; Pilatti, Gibson Luiz; Theodoro, Letícia Helena [UNESP]; Batista, Luiz Henrique Carvalho;
(2003)
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo
  • Journal: issn: 1517-7491, eissn: 1678-8079
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1517-74912003000400005
  • Subject: texapon | tooth brushing | RK1-715 | comparative study | Camada de esfregaço | Dentistry | Bicuspid | Periodontia | Sampling Studies | drug effect | Microscopy, Electron, Scanning | gel | Dental scaling | epidemiology | Time Factors | controlled clinical trial | Gels | nonparametric test | Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate | human | surfactant | clinical trial | scanning electron microscopy | EDTA | DOAJ:Dentistry | Tooth Root | dodecyl sulfate sodium | Medicine | dental surgery | Surface-Active Agents | Raspagem dentária | ultrastructure | DOAJ:Health Sciences | randomized controlled trial | R | Edetic Acid | controlled study | premolar tooth | Smear Layer | Toothbrushing | Statistics, Nonparametric | time | Periodontics | Humans

The purpose of this study was to compare the removal of root surface smear layer following active application of EDTA gel and EDTA-T (texapon) gel in different concentrations (5%, 10%, 15%, 20% and 24%), using scanning electron microscopy. A total of 220 dentin blocks o... View more