The influence of smear layer removal on primary tooth pulpectomy outcome: a 24-month, double-blind, randomized, and controlled clinical trial evaluation
International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, 04/20/2012
Barcelos R et al. – The pulpectomy outcome was improved by smear layer removal. The outcome for teeth with pulpal necrosis, pre–operatory symptoms, or periapical/inter–radicular radiolucency was significantly improved by removal of the smear layer.