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IP Indian Journal of Conservative and Endodontics

Antibiofilm protocols in modern endodontic treatment

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Author Details : Sheetal Ghivari*, N Meena, Manjula Kittur, Amulya Vanti

Volume : 4, Issue : 4, Year : 2020

Article Page : 112-115

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Endodontic biofilm exist in the form of aggregates and a coaggregate attached by glycocalyx membrane is considered as primary etiology for endodontic infections. The primary goal of endodontic treatment is to eliminate the biofilm from root canal walls which is responsible for endodontic infection. Biofilm formed by endodontic pathogens is resistant to antimicrobial disinfection procedures there fore new approaches for elimination of biofilm have been introduced such as lasers, photo activated disinfection and nanoparticles.

Keywords: Biofilm, Anti biofilm, Root canal irrigation, Intracanal medicaments.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijce.2019.027

How to cite : Ghivari S, Meena N, Kittur M, Vanti A, Antibiofilm protocols in modern endodontic treatment. IP Indian J Conserv Endod 2020;4(4):112-115

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