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Effect of Smear Layer and Chlorhexidine Treatment on the Adhesion of Enterococcus faecalis to Bovine Dentin

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dc.contributor.authorYang, Seung-Eun-
dc.contributor.authorCha, Jeong-Heon-
dc.contributor.authorKim, Eui-Seong-
dc.contributor.authorKum, Kee-Yeon-
dc.contributor.authorLee, Chang-Young-
dc.contributor.authorJung, Il-Young-
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-04T06:23:09Z-
dc.date.available2010-08-04T06:23:09Z-
dc.date.issued2006-07-
dc.identifier.citationJ Endod 2006;32:663– 667en
dc.identifier.issn0099-2399-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10371/68958-
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this in vitro study was to determine the
effects of a smear layer and chlorhexidine (CHX) treatment
on the adhesion of Enterococcus faecalis to bovine
dentin. Forty dentin blocks from bovine incisors
were prepared and randomly divided into four groups
of 10 each. The blocks in group 1 were placed in sterile
saline for 5 minutes, while those in group 2 were
treated with 17% EDTA for 5 minutes. The blocks in
group 3 were placed in 2% CHX for 7 days. The blocks
in group 4 were treated with 17% EDTA for 5 minutes,
and then placed in 2% CHX for 7 days. All the blocks
were immersed in a suspension of E. faecalis for 3
hours. The bacteria adhering to the dentin surface were
counted by examination using a scanning electron microscope.
The most significant amount of bacteria was
retained on the samples from group 1 (p 0.05) and
the smallest amount of bacteria adhered to the samples
from group 4. These results suggest that a smear layer
enhances the adherence of E. faecalis to the dentin, and
CHX is effective in reducing the adherence of
microorganisms.
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dc.description.sponsorshipThis study was supported in part by grants from College of
Dentistry, Yonsei University.
en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherElsevieren
dc.subjectAdhesionen
dc.subjectchlorhexidineen
dc.subjectEnterococcus faecalisen
dc.subjectsmear layeren
dc.titleEffect of Smear Layer and Chlorhexidine Treatment on the Adhesion of Enterococcus faecalis to Bovine Dentinen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor양승은-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor차정헌-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor김의성-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor금기연-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor이창영-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthor정일영-
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.joen.2005.12.002-
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