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Harsukh Educational Charitable Society International Journal of Community Health and Medical Research

Volume 3 Issue 3 July - Sep 2017

Review Articles

Root canal biofilms: Review
Shruti Sharma, Varun Rajkumar, Sipra Sarin, Sahil Sarin, Charanpreet Singh Chugh, Harmeet Kaur

The success rate of root canal therapy has tremendously increased over the years owing to various advancements in the field. One main reason is the complete understanding of the microbiology involved in the endodontic pathology. Biofilms have been implicated as the chief culprit in the etiopathogenesis of dental caries and periodontal disease. Hence; in the present review, we aim to highlight some of the important aspects of root canal biofilms. Key words: Biofilms, Root canal, Success

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