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Type: Journal article
Title: Use of a bottle warmer to increase 4% sodium hypochlorite tissue dissolution ability on bovine pulp
Author: Rossi-Fedele, G.
De Figueiredo, J.
Citation: Australian Endodontic Journal, 2008; 34(1):39-42
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Issue Date: 2008
ISSN: 1329-1947
1747-4477
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Giampiero Rossi-Fedele and Jose A. P. De Figueiredo
Abstract: The aim of this study was to evaluate the tissue dissolution ability of 4% sodium hypochlorite at increasing temperatures with the use of a baby bottle warmer. Twenty pieces of bovine pulp tissue from freshly extracted incisors and canines were weighted and randomly distributed among four groups in accordance to the exposure to 4% sodium hypochlorite at different temperatures: group C--room temperature (20.5 degrees C--control); group T1--45 degrees C; group T2--60 degrees C; group T3--75 degrees C. The samples were placed within test tubes when the solution reached the desired temperature. Time taken for the dissolution was recorded. One-way anova with logarithmical transformation and Duncan post-hoc was used (P = 0.05). There was a statistically significant increase in speed of pulp dissolution from group T1 to group C and from groups T2 and T3 to group T1; group T2 and T3 displayed similar dissolution speeds.
Keywords: baby equipment; dental pulp; sodium hypochlorite; heat; tissue dissolution
Rights: © The Author
DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-4477.2007.00110.x
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