Antifungal Efficacy of Aqueous and Gaseous Ozone in Root Canals Infected by Candida albicans


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HUBBEZOĞLU İ., ZAN R., TUNÇ T., SÜMER Z., HÜRMÜZLÜ F.

JUNDISHAPUR JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, vol.6, no.5, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/jjm.8150
  • Journal Name: JUNDISHAPUR JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Keywords: Ozone, Disinfection, Root Canal, Microorganism, SODIUM-HYPOCHLORITE, ENTEROCOCCUS-FAECALIS, OZONATED WATER, MICROORGANISMS, THERAPY, SAFETY

Abstract

Background: Candida albicans is one of the important microorganism which can be isolated from normal flora in the mouth. The resistance of C. albicans against disinfectants like ozone can reduce success rate of root canal treatments.