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Such maintenance is achieved by means of an effective isolation, adequate biomechanical preparation, use of irrigation solutions, and intracanal medications
. Despite this, an efficient coronary sealing is also essential to avoid any contamination of the canals.
In these locations, bacteria may be unaffected by the chemo mechanical preparation of the root canal, therefore further means such as inter-appointment intracanal medication
and use of filling materials with antimicrobial and sealing properties are of essential importance to avoid the growth of microorganisms.
The intracanal medication
should be used at concentrations that are bactericidal but do not simultaneously prejudice stem cell viability .
Efficacy of calcium hydroxide: chlorhexidine paste as an intracanal medication
in bovine dentin.
At the end of the first session, a calcium hydroxide paste was used as an intracanal medication
and restorative glass-ionomer cement was used as temporary restoration.
Calcium hydroxide as an intracanal medication
: effect on posttreatment pain.
of calcium hydroxide (Callen, SS White, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil) was applied prior to the surgical procedure and sealed with glass ionomer restorative material (Figure 2).
Clinical trials have shown that substances used for irrigation or intracanal medication
may have no influence on the occurrence of postoperative symptoms.
A range of clinical protocols have been described, with various irrigants, intracanal medication
, clinical procedures, and follow-up times .
The effectiveness of one intracanal medication
versus another was checked in controlling post operative pain after endodontic treatment.
These results suggested that CHX gel might be more effective at curtailing bacteria and thus be better suited as intracanal medication