Journal of
Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

  • Abbreviation: J. Dent. Oral Hyg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2472
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDOH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 137

Table of Content: March 2013; 5(3)

March 2013

Accidental extrusion of sodium hypochlorite during endodontic treatment: A case report

Root canal irrigants play a significant role in the elimination of microorganisms, removal of debris and smear layer from the root canals, and tissue dissolution.However, there remains a risk of extrusion of irrigants beyond the root canal system.Sodium hypochlorite is the most commonly used irrigant in endodontics due to its ability to dissolve organic soft tissue in the root canal system and its...

Author(s): Rupika Bither and Saurab Bither

March 2013

The effect of a self-bonding polymer on plaque and gingivitis over six months: A pilot study

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of self-bonding polymer (SBP) (KISSCARE® Concentrated Gel, KISS-COTE Inc., Tampa, FL, USA) in relation to plaque attachment and subsequent gingival inflammation. This randomized blinded clinical study followed a split-mouth design and examined prospectively 15 participants over a 6-month period. The average plaque index (PI) and average gingival index (GI) were...

Author(s): Sang E. Park, Shigemi Ishikawa-Nagai, John D. Da Silva and Rachel B. Ramoni