publication . Article . 2009

Effectiveness of EDTA as the irrigation solution to remove smear layer in root canal

Kurniasri Amas Achiar; Endang Sukartini;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2009 Journal: Padjadjaran Journal of Dentistry (issn: 1979-0201, eissn: 2549-6212, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Padjadjaran
Abstract
<jats:p>One of the objectives of successful endodontic treatment is the hermetic obturation of the root canal system. To achieve this, the root canal filling must seal the canal space both apically and coronally to prevent the ingress of microorganisms or tissue fluids into the canal space. Apical leakage is reported a common reason for the clinical failure of endodontic therapy. Leakage through an obturated root canal is expected to take place at interfaces between sealer and dentin or sealer and gutta-percha, or through voids within the sealer. Hence, the sealing quality of root canal filling depends much on the sealing ability of the sealer. Therefore, anythi...
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Medical Subject Headings: sense organsotorhinolaryngologic diseases
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publication . Article . 2009

Effectiveness of EDTA as the irrigation solution to remove smear layer in root canal

Kurniasri Amas Achiar; Endang Sukartini;