Effect of Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid (EDTA) on the Bactericidal Properties of Sodium Hypochlorite Irrigation Solution. An in vitro Study.

Alamoudi, Ruaa.

Abstract: Aim: Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) is a potent antimicrobial agent that has the ability to eliminate microbes from root canals. Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid (EDTA) has been recommended as an adjunctive irrigant in root canal therapy to remove inorganic material from dentinal walls. However, the addition of EDTA to NaOCl causes a potential interaction between the two chemicals resulting ... read more

Tufts University. School of Dental Medicine.
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