Comparison of the Antibacterial Efficacy of Tea Tree Oil with 3% Sodium Hypochlorite and 2% Chlorhexidine against E. faecalis: An in vitro Study
Hina Sheth, Uday Kamath, Sai Ramesh, Keshav Singla
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Sheth H, Kamath U, Ramesh S, Singla K. Comparison of the Antibacterial Efficacy of Tea Tree Oil with 3% Sodium Hypochlorite and 2% Chlorhexidine against E. faecalis: An in vitro Study. J Contemp Dent 2013; 3 (3):117-120.
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