Antimicrobial irrigants in endodontic therapy: 1. Root canal disinfection.

Dental update

PubMedID: 20929153

Eliyas S, Briggs PF, Porter RW. Antimicrobial irrigants in endodontic therapy: 1. Root canal disinfection. Dent Update. 2010;37(6):390-2, 395-7.
UNLABELLED
This paper highlights the importance of root canal disinfection. It discusses the different endodontic irrigants available and comments on how these can be used most effectively.

CLINICAL RELEVANCE
Eliminating bacteria from the root canal system is an essential stage in endodontic therapy. Practitioners should be adequately informed and skilled in this vital aspect of endodontics.