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What is sargenti paste?

What is sargenti paste?

Sargenti paste: Root canal may be able to save a tooth by replacing the pulp with a substitute material, ideally, one that is inert and easy to handle. Standard root canal uses gutta percha, a tropical tree sap. In the 1950s sargenti began filling roots with a paste that contained paraformaldehyde, which forms formaldehyde when contacted w water. The paste can damage surrounding tissues if it leaks from root. ...Read more

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Can sargenti paste get caught in your nerve channel?

Can sargenti paste get caught in your nerve channel?

Not FDA approved: It doesnt get 'caught' but it is not fda approved. Sargenti paste contains paraformaldehyde which can cause irreversible damage to tissues near the root canal system including the following: destruction of connective tissue and bone; intractable pain; paresthesia and dysesthesia of the mandibular and maxillary nerves; and chronic infections of the maxillary sinus. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using sargenti paste?

What are the side effects of using sargenti paste?

Several: Sargenti paste contains paraformaldehyde which can cause irreversible damage to tissues near the root canal system including the following: destruction of connective tissue and bone; intractable pain; paresthesia and dysesthesia of the mandibular and maxillary nerves; and chronic infections of the maxillary sinus. ...Read more

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Is sargenti paste required to be used by dentists?

NO : Sargenti paste should never be used in this day and age. It is not taught in any U.S. Dental school. Do not let someone use this for your root canal treatment. ...Read more

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Where to get orabase paste?

Where to get orabase paste?

Orabase: Orabase can be purchased at local pharmacies but not all may not have it. Orabase with kenalog (triamcinolone) would require a prescription from dentist or other health care provider. ...Read more

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Can I have almond paste on a low residue diet?

Can I have almond paste on a low residue diet?

Of course you can.: If you like "almond paste" there is no problem. What matters is the quantity of things you eat. I believe everything in moderation and common sense is reasonable. Personally , i would prefer to actually eat almonds than "almond paste". ...Read more

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What is nitroglycerin paste used for?

What is nitroglycerin paste used for?

Chest pain: Nitroglycerin is a medication used to treat angina (chest pain) and can be used in a pill, spray, patch or paste form. ...Read more

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Does turmeric paste help with accesses?

Does turmeric paste help with accesses?

Reportedly yes: Turmeric has many proven health benefits and a long history of use in treating abscesses. However, I am not aware of any formal studies on abscesses, but it probably helps even though is unproven. See http://skinverse.com/turmeric-for-painful-boils/ for a discussion of this & http://authoritynutrition.com/top-10-evidence-based-health-benefits-of-turmeric/ for info on better-proven benefits. ...Read more