When using this method even the side canals are treated and sterilised. These zones cannot be reached by conventional endodonty. Copper calcium hydroxide provides us with an enduring sterility. The whole dentine is sterilised, providing a physiological sealing of the tooth root. This treatment is non-invasive on the tooth substance and preserves the stability of teeth, and it is considerably more pleasant for the patient than conventional methods.
The effect of copper calcium hydroxide
- Alkaline proteolysis
- Dissolving bacterial and spore cell walls
- Sulphur extraction from amino-acid and microbes