Mahmoud Torabinejad

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Affiliation: Loma Linda University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint New advances in science and technology of endodontics
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Graduate Endodontics at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Calif, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 32:456-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Levels of evidence for the outcome of endodontic retreatment
    Stephen Paik
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 30:745-50. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Levels of evidence for the outcome of endodontic surgery
    Cary Mead
    Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 31:19-24. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Essential elements of evidenced-based endodontics: steps involved in conducting clinical research
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 31:563-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Levels of evidence for the outcome of nonsurgical endodontic treatment
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics of the School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 31:637-46. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of MTAD on postoperative discomfort: a randomized clinical trial
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 31:171-6. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of MTAD on Enterococcus faecalis-contaminated root canals of extracted human teeth
    Shahrokh Shabahang
    Dept of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 29:576-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Microleakage of resected MTA
    Wallis E Andelin
    Department of Endodontics, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 28:573-4. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of various concentrations of sodium hypochlorite on the ability of MTAD to remove the smear layer
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Endodontic Residency Program, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 29:233-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of calcium sulfate on hard-tissue healing after periradicular surgery
    Erol S Apaydin
    Department of Endodontics, Loma Linda School for Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 30:17-20. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint New advances in science and technology of endodontics
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Graduate Endodontics at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Calif, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 32:456-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Levels of evidence for the outcome of endodontic retreatment
    Stephen Paik
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 30:745-50. 2004
    ..Twelve Case Reports (LOE 5) and six review articles (LOE 5) were found. Based on these findings, it appears that few high level studies have been published in the past 34 yr related to the success and failure of endodontic retreatment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Levels of evidence for the outcome of endodontic surgery
    Cary Mead
    Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 31:19-24. 2005
    ..The majority of frequently quoted "success and failure" studies were case series (level of evidence 4)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Essential elements of evidenced-based endodontics: steps involved in conducting clinical research
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 31:563-9. 2005
    ..Finally, the implications of evidence-based research on endodontics and future research are outlined...
  5. ncbi request reprint Levels of evidence for the outcome of nonsurgical endodontic treatment
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics of the School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 31:637-46. 2005
    ..The data generated by this search can be used in future studies to specifically answer questions and test hypotheses relevant to the outcome of nonsurgical root canal treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of MTAD on postoperative discomfort: a randomized clinical trial
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 31:171-6. 2005
    ..No significant statistical difference was found in the degree of discomfort between the two groups (p = 0.58)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of MTAD on Enterococcus faecalis-contaminated root canals of extracted human teeth
    Shahrokh Shabahang
    Dept of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 29:576-9. 2003
    ..3% NaOCl as a root canal irrigant and MTAD as a final rinse was significantly more effective against E. faecalis than the other regimens. The chi2 test showed no difference between the other regimens...
  8. ncbi request reprint Microleakage of resected MTA
    Wallis E Andelin
    Department of Endodontics, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 28:573-4. 2002
    ..We found no significant difference in dye leakage between resected MTA (Group 1) and non-resected MTA (Group 2). Based on these results it appears that the resection of set MTA does not affect its sealing ability...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of various concentrations of sodium hypochlorite on the ability of MTAD to remove the smear layer
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Endodontic Residency Program, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 29:233-9. 2003
    ..This regimen does not seem to significantly change the structure of the dentinal tubules...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of calcium sulfate on hard-tissue healing after periradicular surgery
    Erol S Apaydin
    Department of Endodontics, Loma Linda School for Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 30:17-20. 2004
    ..05. The results indicated that placement of CS in osteotomy sites after periradicular surgery does not significantly affect periradicular healing...
  11. ncbi request reprint A new solution for the removal of the smear layer
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 29:170-5. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of MTAD on the bond strength to enamel and dentin
    Tanya K Machnick
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 29:818-21. 2003
    ..3% NaOCl/5 min MTAD) may not need any additional dentin conditioning before the application of the dental adhesive...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of MTAD on flexural strength and modulus of elasticity of dentin
    Tanya K Machnick
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 29:747-50. 2003
    ..05). These results indicate that MTAD can be used as prescribed for clinical use without affecting the physical properties of the dentin...
  14. doi request reprint The effect of hyperglycemia on pulpal healing in rats
    Stuart E Garber
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 35:60-2. 2009
    ..005). There was an inverse association between dentin bridge formation and inflammatory cell infiltration (p = 0.001). Based on these results, it appears that hyperglycemia adversely affects pulpal healing in rats...
  15. doi request reprint The substitution of chlorhexidine for doxycycline in MTAD: the antibacterial efficacy against a strain of Enterococcus faecalis
    Shahrokh Shabahang
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92354, USA
    J Endod 34:288-90. 2008
    ..The results clearly showed that although the addition of chlorhexidine did not negatively impact the efficacy of MTAD, the substitution of this antimicrobial agent for doxycycline significantly reduces the efficacy of the solution...
  16. doi request reprint Mineral trioxide aggregate: a comprehensive literature review--Part I: chemical, physical, and antibacterial properties
    Masoud Parirokh
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Oral and Dental Diseases Research Center, Neuroscience Research Center, Iranian Center for Endodontic Research, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
    J Endod 36:16-27. 2010
    ..The aim of Part I of this literature review is to present investigations regarding the chemical, physical, and antibacterial properties of MTA...
  17. ncbi request reprint The antimicrobial effect of MTAD: an in vitro investigation
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics, Loma Linda University, CA, USA
    J Endod 29:400-3. 2003
    ..EDTA did not exhibit any antibacterial activity. Based on the results of this study, it seems that MTAD is an effective solution in eradicating E. faecalis...
  18. ncbi request reprint The antimicrobial effect of biopure MTAD on eight strains of Enterococcus faecalis: an in vitro investigation
    Bradley M Newberry
    School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 33:1352-4. 2007
    ..faecalis. The MIC/MLC tests showed that MTAD inhibited most strains of E. faecalis growth when diluted 1:8192 times and killed most strains of E. faecalis when diluted 1:512 times...
  19. doi request reprint Mineral trioxide aggregate: a comprehensive literature review--part II: leakage and biocompatibility investigations
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Endodontic Residency Program, Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 36:190-202. 2010
    ..The purpose of part II of this review is to present a comprehensive list of articles regarding the sealing ability and biocompatibility of this material...
  20. doi request reprint Minimum contact time and concentration of sodium hypochlorite required to eliminate Enterococcus faecalis
    Bonnie Retamozo
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 36:520-3. 2010
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the concentration of sodium hypochlorite and the irrigation time required to disinfect dentin cylinders infected with Enterococcus faecalis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical applications of mineral trioxide aggregate
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Alpha Omegan 97:23-31. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Identification of hard tissue after experimental pulp capping using dentin sialoprotein (DSP) as a marker
    Wallis E Andelin
    Department of Endodontics, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 29:646-50. 2003
    ..0031). MTA-capped pulps also showed significantly more complete bridge formation compared with BMP-7 (p = 0.0008). Pulps capped with BMP-7 demonstrated a hard tissue that was bone-like in appearance and devoid of DSP staining...
  23. doi request reprint A clinical and histological report of a tooth with an open apex treated with regenerative endodontics using platelet-rich plasma
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Londa Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 38:864-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this case report is to present the clinical, radiographic, and histological findings of a regenerative procedure using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) 14 months after the procedure...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cytotoxicity of MTAD using the MTT-tetrazolium method
    Wu Zhang
    Center for Dental Research, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 29:654-7. 2003
    ..Based on our results it seems that MTAD is less cytotoxic than eugenol, 3% H2O2, Ca(OH)2 paste, 5.25% NaOCl, Peridex, and EDTA and more cytotoxic than 2.63%, 1.31%, and 0.66% NaOCl...
  25. ncbi request reprint In vitro antimicrobial efficacy of MTAD and sodium hypochlorite
    Shahrokh Shabahang
    Loma Linda University, CA, USA
    J Endod 29:450-2. 2003
    ..Only one of 60 teeth treated with MTAD remained infected. Statistical analysis of the data using the Chi-square test showed a significant difference between the two groups (p < 0.0001)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of the solubilizing action of MTAD, sodium hypochlorite, and EDTA on bovine pulp and dentin
    Richard E Beltz
    Division of Biochemistry, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 29:334-7. 2003
    ..The solubilizing effects of MTAD on pulp and dentin were somewhat similar to those of EDTA. The major difference between the actions of these solutions was a high binding affinity of doxycycline present in MTAD for the dentin...
  27. doi request reprint Outcomes of nonsurgical retreatment and endodontic surgery: a systematic review
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 35:930-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to compare the clinical and radiographic outcomes of nonsurgical retreatment with those of endodontic surgery to determine which modality offers more favorable outcomes...
  28. doi request reprint An animal model to study regenerative endodontics
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    J Endod 37:197-202. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate ferret cuspid teeth as a model to investigate factors involved in regenerative endodontics...
  29. doi request reprint A comparison of cone-beam computed tomography and direct measurement in the examination of the mandibular canal and adjacent structures
    Thomas S Kim
    Department of Endodontics, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 36:1191-4. 2010
    ..Measurements were taken from the apices of all posterior teeth that were superior to the mandibular canal...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of teeth with periradicular lesions on adjacent dental implants
    Shahrokh Shabahang
    Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, Calif 92350, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:321-6. 2003
    ..After 7(1/2) months, block sections were prepared and the percentage of osseointegration was analyzed histomorphometrically...
  31. doi request reprint Revitalization of tooth with necrotic pulp and open apex by using platelet-rich plasma: a case report
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    J Endod 37:265-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this case report is to add a regenerative endodontic case to the existing literature about using platelet-rich plasma (PRP)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of root canal treatment and restoration, implant-supported single crowns, fixed partial dentures, and extraction without replacement: a systematic review
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, Calif, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 98:285-311. 2007
    ..treatment question: should a tooth be saved through root canal treatment and restoration (RCT), be extracted without any tooth replacement, be replaced with a fixed partial denture (FPD) or an implant-supported single crown (ISC)?..
  33. pmc The effect of sonophoresis on topical anesthesia: a pilot project
    Joseph L Packer
    Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Anesth Prog 60:37-41. 2013
    ..Subjects rated their discomfort after needle punctures utilizing the visual analog scale pain scoring system. There was no statistically significant difference in the pain perception using the DASD versus the control device...
  34. doi request reprint Accuracy of cone-beam computed tomography and periapical radiography in detecting small periapical lesions
    Patrick Tsai
    School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 38:965-70. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of 2 cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) machines and periapical (PA) radiography in detecting simulated apical lesions created with the smallest dental burs available...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of the smear layer in endodontics: a review
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:658-66. 2002
    ..Various methods have been used to remove the smear layer. Conflicting results have been obtained from numerous in vitro studies regarding the significance of the presence or the removal of the smear layer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Contemporary endodontic surgery
    Richard Rubinstein
    Department of Endodontics, University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 32:485-92. 2004
    ..This article describes the role of these advances in contemporary endodontic surgery...
  37. ncbi request reprint Endodontic therapy or single tooth implant? A systematic review
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 36:429-37. 2008
    ..Single tooth implants should be considered as the first treatment option for patients requiring extraction and tooth replacement...
  38. doi request reprint Comparison of efficacy of pulverization and sterile paper point techniques for sampling root canals
    Kenny T Tran
    Departments of Endodontics and Pediatric Dentristy, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, California
    J Endod 39:1057-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of the pulverization and sterile paper point techniques for sampling root canals using 5.25% NaOCl/17% EDTA and 1.3% NaOCl/MTAD (Dentsply, Tulsa, OK) as irrigation regimens...
  39. ncbi request reprint Endodontic or dental implant therapy: the factors affecting treatment planning
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    Endodontic Residency Program, Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:973-7; quiz 1027-8. 2006
    ..Clinicians are confronted with difficult choices regarding whether a tooth with pulpal and/or periapical disease should be saved through endodontic treatment or be extracted and replaced with an implant...
  40. doi request reprint Effect of intraosseous anesthesia on control of hemostasis in pigs
    Tyler F Baker
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92534, USA
    J Endod 35:1543-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the amount of bleeding from soft tissue and bone in pig jaws after preoperative intraosseous or infiltration anesthesia with 2% lidocaine containing 1:50,000 epinephrine...
  41. ncbi request reprint Leakage evaluation of root end filling materials using endotoxin
    Hong Ming Tang
    Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry, CA 92350, USA
    J Endod 28:5-7. 2002
    ..The results showed that MTA permitted less endotoxin leakage than IRM and amalgam at 1, 2, 6, and 12 wk (p < 0.05), and leaked less than Super-EBA at 2 and 12 wk (p < 0.05)...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effect of preflaring on the rates of separation for 0.04 taper nickel titanium rotary instruments
    David D Roland
    Department of Endodontics, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, California 92350, USA
    J Endod 28:543-5. 2002
    ..Statistical analysis of the data showed that the combination technique allowed more uses before separation compared with the crown-down technique recommended by the manufacturer p < 0.0001...
  43. ncbi request reprint Apples and oranges
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    J Endod 29:541-2. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint The effect of MTAD on the coronal leakage of obturated root canals
    Dong Sung Park
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, The Institute of Oral Health Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan, University School of Medicine
    J Endod 30:890-2. 2004
    ..05). Samples treated with MTAD yielded significantly less leakage than samples treated with sodium hypochlorite. The amount of dye penetration was not statistically different between teeth treated with MTAD or EDTA (p = 0.062)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Where is our evidence?
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    J Endod 29:779. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Endodontics and tooth retention
    Shane N White
    UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Int J Prosthodont 20:343-4. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Hard-tissue healing after application of fresh or set MTA as root-end-filling material
    Erol S Apaydin
    Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, CA, USA
    J Endod 30:21-4. 2004
    ..028), there is no significant difference in the quantity of cementum or osseous healing associated with freshly placed or set MTA when used as root-end-filling material...
  48. ncbi request reprint Poised for public awareness
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    J Endod 30:123. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Repair of root perforations using mineral trioxide aggregate: a long-term study
    Craig Main
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
    J Endod 30:80-3. 2004
    ..Based on the results of this study, MTA provides an effective seal of root perforations and shows promise in improving the prognosis of perforated teeth that would otherwise be compromised...
  50. ncbi request reprint Failed root canals: the case for extraction and immediate implant placement
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:590. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint Should we or shouldn't we?
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    J Endod 30:63. 2004
  52. ncbi request reprint Why are we doing so many surveys?
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    J Endod 29:847. 2003
  53. ncbi request reprint Our foundation--a success story
    Mahmoud Torabinejad
    J Endod 29:687. 2003