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International Journal of Dentistry
Volume 2015, Article ID 269205, 26 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/269205
Review Article

Photodynamic Antimicrobial Chemotherapy for Root Canal System Asepsis: A Narrative Literature Review

1Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra (FMUC), Avenida Bissaya Barreto, 3000-075 Coimbra, Portugal
2Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

Received 1 July 2015; Revised 8 October 2015; Accepted 4 November 2015

Academic Editor: Steven Jefferies

Copyright © 2015 P. Diogo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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