Effect of silver ion surface coating on antimicrobial and cutting efficiencies of nickel-titanium rotary files


Cora S., Er K., Taşdemir T. , Kiraz N., Becer B., Felek R., ...More

MEANDROS MEDICAL AND DENTAL JOURNAL, vol.21, no.1, pp.26-33, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/meandros.galenos.2019.79553
  • Title of Journal : MEANDROS MEDICAL AND DENTAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.26-33
  • Keywords: Antibacterial activity, cutting efficiency, nickel-titanium files, silver ion coating, ETHYLENEDIAMINETETRAACETIC ACID, CRYOGENIC TREATMENT, CYCLIC FATIGUE, STERILIZATION, INSTRUMENTS, RESISTANCE

Abstract

Objective: Silver ions are well known to have effective antimicrobial activity against many microorganisms. This study aims to evaluate the antimicrobial and cutting efficiencies of nickel-titanium rotary file surface coated with silver ions by using the dip-coating method.