Flashcards in Endo Micro Deck (14)
What are the 4 main routes of root canal infection?
Which microbes are involved in dental decay?
Which microbes are involved in periodontal disease?
What is an adherent bacterial community on the tooth called?
Which organisms are free floating and can be eliminated with irrigation and instrumentation?
What condition results in sinus tracts and abscesses and is a result of infection that was left behind?
Persistent and Secondary endodontic infections
What are 6 ideal properties of endodontic irrigants?
1-Dissolve organic tissue
2-Dissolve inorganic tissue
5-Low surface tension
Which irrigant dissolves organic and inorganic soft tissues but is toxic?
Which irrigant is a chelating agent that dissolves inorganic components and removes the smear layer?
Which irrigant is a broad spectrum antibiotic and has sustained action?
What are 5 general uses of irrigants?
RC prep or Glide are viscous chelating solutions with EDTA and glycerin that trap debris in suspension and are use for what?
What is the number one canal medicament, is very basic, can break up necrotic tissue and stimulates hard tissue formation?