Accession Number:

ADA025375

Title:

Scanning Microscopic Evaluation of Canal Debridement as Compared to Present Methods.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for Sep 73-May 76,

Corporate Author:

ARMY INST OF DENTAL RESEARCH WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1976-05-14

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

Samples on paper points were obtained from root canals of 31 teeth at different treatment intervals and evaluated for exudate, bacteriological analysis andor examined with the scanning electron microscope. Exudate was present on 26 specimens, positive cultures were reported in 41 specimens and SEM analysis revealed presence of debris in 58 specimens. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE