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Root Canal Irrigants

"Root Canal Irrigants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Chemicals used mainly to disinfect root canals after pulpectomy and before obturation. The major ones are camphorated monochlorophenol, EDTA, formocresol, hydrogen peroxide, metacresylacetate, and sodium hypochlorite. Root canal irrigants include also rinsing solutions of distilled water, sodium chloride, etc.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Root Canal Irrigants" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Root Canal Irrigants" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2011 and 2012 and 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.