root canal filling materials
Summary: Materials placed inside a root canal for the purpose of obturating or sealing it. The materials may be gutta-percha, silver cones, paste mixtures, or other substances. (Dorland, 28th ed, p631 & Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p187)
Publications188 found, 100 shown here
- Microleakage of resected MTAWallis 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...
- Microleakage of root-end filling materialsH M Fogel
Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
J Endod 27:456-8. 2001..There was no significant difference between amalgam and IRM. However IRM was also not significantly different from the other three groups. There were no significant differences between the other three groups...
- Comparative in vitro study of the sealing efficiency of white vs grey ProRoot mineral trioxide aggregate formulas as apical barriersSpyridon Stefopoulos
Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Dent Traumatol 24:207-13. 2008..It was found that MTA apical barrier resisted displacement during gutta-percha condensation. Calcium hydroxide pretreatment, adversely affected white MTA sealing ability (P < 0.05)...
- Hard-tissue healing after application of fresh or set MTA as root-end-filling materialErol 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...
- The sealing ability and retention characteristics of mineral trioxide aggregate in a model of apexificationDarlene R Hachmeister
Department of Endodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229-3900, USA
J Endod 28:386-90. 2002..MTA shows promise in our proposed treatment option of immature pulpless teeth if the sealing ability can be enhanced by improving the delivery technique...
- Physicochemical basis of the biologic properties of mineral trioxide aggregateN K Sarkar
Operative Dentistry and Biomaterials Department, LSU, School of Dentistry, 1100 Florida Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
J Endod 31:97-100. 2005..The dentin-mineral trioxide aggregate interfacial layer results from a similar reaction. The sealing ability, biocompatibility, and dentinogenic activity of mineral trioxide aggregate is attributed to these physicochemical reactions...
- Periapical tissue responses and cementum regeneration with amalgam, SuperEBA, and MTA as root-end filling materialsSeung-Ho Baek
Department of Conservative Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Korea
J Endod 31:444-9. 2005..MTA showed the most favorable periapical tissue response, with neoformation of cemental coverage over MTA. SuperEBA was superior to amalgam as a root-end filling material...
- The induction of cytotoxicity, oxidative stress, and genotoxicity by root canal sealers in mammalian cellsCarlos Henrique Ribeiro Camargo
Departament of Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics, Sao Paulo State University, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 108:952-60. 2009..Toxicologic aspects of the root canal sealers Acroseal, Epiphany, AH Plus, and castor oil polymer (COP) were analyzed using cell culture techniques...
- The effectiveness of manual and mechanical instrumentation for the retreatment of three different root canal filling materialsFrancesco Somma
Department of Endodontics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
J Endod 34:466-9. 2008..Both the engine-driven NiTi rotary systems proved to be safe and fast devices for the removal of endodontic filling material...
- Comparison of the intraosseous biocompatibility of AH Plus, EndoREZ, and Epiphany root canal sealersCássio J A Sousa
Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Uberlândria, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
J Endod 32:656-62. 2006..It was concluded that Epiphany root canal sealer was the only material that presented intraosseous biocompatibility within the two analyzed periods...
- Comparison of seal after obturation techniques using a polydimethylsiloxane-based root canal sealerMartha G Brackett
Department of Oral Rehabilitation, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912-1129, USA
J Endod 32:1188-90. 2006..The use of GuttaFlow with a single gutta-percha master cone creates an apical seal that is equivalent to that produced with gutta-percha/AH Plus sealer using warm vertical compaction...
- An evaluation of Guttaflow and gutta-percha in the filling of lateral grooves and depressionsTracie M Zielinski
Department of Endodontology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
J Endod 34:295-8. 2008..Gutta-percha flowed significantly better into grooves and depressions at the 1-mm level when the System B plugger was inserted 3 mm from the working length compared with 5 mm and 4 mm from working length...
- Reactions of connective tissue to mineral trioxide aggregate and amalgamMehmet Yaltirik
Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral Surgery and Medicine, Istanbul University, Turkey
J Endod 30:95-9. 2004..One notable finding is the presence of dystrophic calcification in connective tissue adjacent to MTA; this finding is consistent with the hypothesis of hard tissue induction by this material...
- In vitro antibacterial activities of root-canal sealers by using two different methodsFunda Kont Cobankara
Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
J Endod 30:57-60. 2004..05). The antibacterial efficiency of the materials varied according to the tests used. It was concluded that the technique, time, and ingredients of the tested material can affect the results of the microbiological studies...
- A comparative histological evaluation of the biocompatibility of materials used in apical surgeryC J A Sousa
Department of Endodontics, , CEP 38405-320 Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Int Endod J 37:738-48. 2004..MTA and Z-100 showed biocompatibility in this test model at both time periods. CONCLUSIONS: MTA and Z-100 composite were biocompatible at 4 and 12 weeks in this experimental model...
- In vitro antimicrobial activity of Acroseal, Polifil and Epiphany against Enterococcus faecalisCláudia Ramos Pinheiro
Department of Restorative Dentistry, Araraquara Dental School, Sao Paulo State University, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
Braz Dent J 20:107-11. 2009..62 mm) followed by Acroseal (7.25 mm) and ZOE (7.12 mm). E. faecalis was resistant to Epiphany and Polifil, while the primer and Acroseal sealer were effective against this microorganism under the tested conditions...
- Gross extrusion of endodontic obturation materials into the maxillary sinus: a case reportKeiji Yamaguchi
Department of Cariology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 104:131-4. 2007..If massive overfilling is recognized radiographically in molar regions, an examination using panoramic radiograph is indispensable to detect the gross extrusion into the maxillary sinus, such as in this case...
- Treatment of a non-vital immature incisor with mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA)Myriam Maroto
Pediatric Dentistry Attention Program, School of Dentistry, Complutense University of Madrid UCM, Madrid, Spain
Dent Traumatol 19:165-9. 2003..At follow-up 12 months later, the tooth was asymptomatic and radiographically showed the initial repair of the radiolucent apical lesion...
- In vitro evaluation of the antimicrobial effect of three endodontic sealers mixed with amoxicillinJeff Baer
Department of Endodontics, Marquette University School of Dentistry, Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA
J Endod 36:1170-3. 2010..The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the antimicrobial effect of mixing amoxicillin with three different sealers when freshly mixed and set...
- Mineral trioxide aggregate obturation: a review and case seriesGeorge Bogen
J Endod 35:777-90. 2009..The review introduces clinicians to an alternative treatment strategy that might improve the healing outcomes for patients presenting with complex and challenging endodontic conditions...
- In-vitro evaluation of microleakage of an orthograde apical plug of mineral trioxide aggregate in permanent teeth with simulated immature apicesAhmed Al-Kahtani
Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
J Endod 31:117-9. 2005..The apical seal was tested using a bacterial leakage model of Actinomyces viscosus. Results showed a statistically significant difference in only the 5 mm apical plug, which completely prevented bacterial leakage...
- Endodontic treatment with MTA apical plugs: a case reportPari Ghaziani
Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry and Dental Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
J Oral Sci 49:325-9. 2007..Considering the importance of a coronal seal, the use of MTA for apical plugging appears to be a valid option...
- Antibacterial activity of endodontic sealers by modified direct contact test against Enterococcus faecalisHui Zhang
Division of Endodontics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
J Endod 35:1051-5. 2009..The antibacterial effectiveness of 7 different endodontic sealers, AH Plus, Apexit Plus, iRoot SP, Tubli Seal, Sealapex, Epiphany SE, and EndoRez against Enterococcus faecalis was studied in vitro...
- Cytotoxic response of three cell lines exposed in vitro to dental endodontic sealersMartha Goel Brackett
Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, Augusta, Georgia, USA
J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 95:380-6. 2010..The data suggest that with "aging" in saline, current endodontic sealers decrease in in vitro cytotoxicity at different rates...
- The effect of three commonly used endodontic materials on the strength and hardness of root dentinJ Derek White
Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294-0007, USA
J Endod 28:828-30. 2002..027 for mineral trioxide aggregate, and p < 0.001 for sodium hypochlorite. Results indicated that root dentin was weakened after 5 weeks of exposure to calcium hydroxide, mineral trioxide aggregate, or sodium hypochlorite...
- Assessment of antibacterial activity of EndoREZAyce Unverdi Eldeniz
Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Selcuk, Konya, Turkey
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:119-26. 2006..The aim of this in vitro study was to evaluate antibacterial activity of a new resin based sealer, EndoREZ in comparison with 5 other sealers: AH 26, Diaket, Sultan, Apexit, and RoekoSeal...
- A follow-up study of incisor teeth which had been treated by apical closure and root fillingI C Mackie
Unit of Paediatric Dentistry, University Dental Hospital of Manchester
Br Dent J 175:99-101. 1993..Life table analysis suggested that 86% of teeth would still be present after 5 years. The number of teeth at risk was too small after 5 years to provide precise enough estimates of the percentage of survivors...
- Analysis of the healing response to gutta-percha and Diaket when used as root-end filling materials in periradicular surgeryD E Witherspoon
Department of Restorative Sciences, Graduate Endodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M University System, Dallas, Texas, USA
Int Endod J 33:37-45. 2000..To analyse the healing response to gutta-percha and Diaket when used as root-end filling materials in periradicular surgery...
- Treatment options for teeth with open apices and apical periodontitisDenise Pontes Raldi
University of Taubate, Taubate, Brazil
J Can Dent Assoc 75:591-6. 2009..In the third case, the tooth, which had a divergent root canal system, was completely obturated with MTA and treatment was also completed over 2 appointments. In all 3 cases, signs of bone healing were observed after treatment...
- A report on the clinical and radiographic outcomes of 38 cases of apexification with mineral trioxide aggregateSuresh Nayar
Department of Restorative Dentistry, Charles Clifford Dental Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 17:150-6. 2009..The presence of preoperative periapical radiolucencies did not affect the outcome or the treatment protocol...
- Antibacterial activity of a new endodontic sealer against Enterococcus faecalisEmre Bodrumlu
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Ondokuz Mayis University, 55139 Kurupelit Samsun Turkey
J Can Dent Assoc 72:637. 2006..The purpose of this study was to test a new root canal sealer (Epiphany) and 5 other root canal sealers (Diaket, Endomethasone, AH 26, Sealapex, Sultan) for their antimicrobial effect on Enterococcus faecalis...
- Evaluation of various root canal filling materials in primary molar pulpectomies: an in vivo studyNurhan Ozalp
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Ankara, Besevler, Ankara 06500, Turkey
Am J Dent 18:347-50. 2005..To evaluate the clinical and radiographic success of zinc oxide-eugenol (ZOE), Calcicur, Sealapex and Vitapex in primary molar pulpectomies...
- Leakage evaluation of root end filling materials using endotoxinHong 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)...
- Biocompatibility of various root canal filling materials ex vivoR Scotti
Department of Dental Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Int Endod J 41:651-7. 2008..To evaluate the biocompatibility of a resin-based endodontic filler (RealSeal) using the indirect cytotoxicity test...
- Initial in vitro biological response to contemporary endodontic sealersSerge Bouillaguet
Department of Cariology and Endodontology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
J Endod 32:989-92. 2006..The current results support the need to continue to develop better endodontic sealers that combine the excellent sealing and bonding properties of resins with acceptable biological properties for endodontic applications...
- Cytotoxicity of materials used in perforation repair tested using the V79 fibroblast cell line and the granulocyte-macrophage progenitor cellsN J A Souza
, Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes (UMC, Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil
Int Endod J 39:40-7. 2006..CONCLUSIONS: The sensitivity of toxicity depended on the choice of the endpoint and the cell-culture system. Nevertheless, MTA was ranked as the least cytotoxic cement in both cell systems...
- Calcium hydroxide and zinc oxide eugenol as root canal filling materials in primary molars: a comparative studyS G Damle
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, India
Aust Endod J 31:114-9. 2005..A comparative evaluation of calcium hydroxide and zinc oxide eugenol used as root canal filling materials in primary molars is presented.
- Obturating teeth with wide open apices using mineral trioxide aggregate: a case reportH Levenstein
SADJ 57:270-3. 2002..In 1999 a new material called mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) was introduced to the dental profession for clinical use which has the ability to create an apical plug within a few weeks...
- Comparison of Diaket and MTA when used as root-end filling materials to support regeneration of the periradicular tissuesJ D Regan
Department of Restorative Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
Int Endod J 35:840-7. 2002..CONCLUSIONS: Both Diaket and MTA can support almost complete regeneration of the periradicular periodontium when used as root-end filling materials in periradicular surgery on noninfected teeth...
- Mineral trioxide aggregate for obturation of maxillary central incisors with necrotic pulp and open apicesArzu Pinar Erdem
Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
Dent Traumatol 24:e38-41. 2008..MTA can be considered a very effective option for apexification with the advantage of reduced treatment time, good sealing ability and high biocompatibility...
- Apexification: a reviewMary Rafter
University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
Dent Traumatol 21:1-8. 2005..Success rates for calcium hydroxide apexification are high although risks such as reinfection and tooth fracture exist. Prospective clinical trials comparing this and one-visit apexification techniques are required...
- Ex vivo biocompatibility tests of regular and white forms of mineral trioxide aggregateD A Ribeiro
Department of Pathology, Centre for Genotoxins and Carcinogens Evaluation, TOXICAN, Botucatu Medical School, UNESP, SP, Brazil
Int Endod J 39:26-30. 2006..05) for either endodontic material. CONCLUSIONS: Regular (grey) and white MTA are not genotoxins and do not induce cellular death...
- Bacterial penetration along different root canal filling materials in the presence or absence of smear layerI M Saleh
Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Int Endod J 41:32-40. 2008To study the effect of the smear layer on the penetration of bacteria along different root canal filling materials and to examine the dentine/sealer and sealer/core material interfaces for the presence of bacteria.
- Cell and tissue reactions to mineral trioxide aggregate and Portland cementJacob Saidon
University of Connecticut Health Center, School of Dental Medicine, Department of Endodontology, 263 Farmington Ave MC 1715, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 95:483-9. 2003..The purpose of this study was to compare the cytotoxic effect in vitro and the tissue reaction of MTA and Portland cement in bone implantation in the mandibles of guinea pigs...
- Short-term periradicular tissue response to mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) as root-end filling materialN Economides
Department of Endodontology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Int Endod J 36:44-8. 2003..CONCLUSIONS: MTA is a biocompatible material that stimulates periradicular tissue repair at the root-end situation; however, the nature of the newly formed tissues requires further elucidation...
- The use of MTA in teeth with necrotic pulps and open apicesValentina Giuliani
Department of Endodontics, The University of Florence, Italy
Dent Traumatol 18:217-21. 2002..MTA appears to be a valid option for apexification with its main advantage being the speed at which the treatment can be completed...
- A comparison of laterally condensed gutta-percha, thermoplasticized gutta-percha, and mineral trioxide aggregate as root canal filling materialsPaul J Vizgirda
U.S. Army Dental Corps, Fort Gordon, Georgia, USA
J Endod 30:103-6. 2004..001). There was no significant difference in leakage between the laterally condensed group and the thermoplasticized group. The results suggest that gutta-percha obturation may provide an apical seal that is superior to MTA...
- In vitro evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of endodontic sealersDaniela Cristina Miyagak
School of Dentistry, Federal University of Alfenas
Braz Oral Res 20:303-6. 2006..coli; no antimicrobial activity in MTA, Sealapex and portland cement was observed. N-Rickert presented the largest inhibition zones varying from 8 to 18 mm, and the microorganism E. faecalis was resistant against all sealers tested...
- Antimicrobial and chemical study of MTA, Portland cement, calcium hydroxide paste, Sealapex and DycalC Estrela
Faculdade de Odontologia, Universidade Federal de Goias, Goiania, GO, Brasil
Braz Dent J 11:3-9. 2000..Dycal did not show inhibition or diffusion zones. Portland cements contain the same chemical elements as MTA except that MTA also contains bismuth...
- Calcium salts deposition in rat connective tissue after the implantation of calcium hydroxide-containing sealersRoberto Holland
Department of Endodontics, , UNESP, , Brazil
J Endod 28:173-6. 2002..The results suggest that among the materials studied, the CRCS could have the least possibility of encouraging hard tissue deposition...
- Mineral trioxide aggregate but not light-cure mineral trioxide aggregate stimulated mineralizationJoão Eduardo Gomes-Filho
Department of Endodontics, Araçatuba School of Dentistry UNESP, Aracatuba, Brazil
J Endod 34:62-5. 2008..It was possible to conclude that light-cure MTA was similar to MTA at 60 days, but it did not stimulate mineralization...
- A clinical evaluation of mineral trioxide aggregate for root-end closure of non-vital immature permanent incisors in children-a pilot studySpyridoula Sarris
Leeds Dental Institute, Leeds, England, UK
Dent Traumatol 24:79-85. 2008..However, larger clinical studies are required to evaluate the long-term success of this procedure...
- Comparative study of MTA and other materials in retrofilling of pulpless dogs' teethPedro Felicio Estrada Bernabe
Discipline of Endodontics, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry of Aracatuba, Sao Paulo State University UNESP, Brazil
Braz Dent J 16:149-55. 2005..Furthermore, only MTA stimulated hard tissue deposition in direct contact with the retrofilling material, even when it was inserted under critical conditions...
- Orthograde root filling of an immature nonvital tooth using MTAZahed Mohammadi
Department of Endodontics, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
Dent Today 27:102, 104-5. 2008
- Apical leakage of root-end placed SuperEBA, MTA, and Geristore restorations in human teeth previously stored in 10% formalinMichael R Pichardo
Department of Endodontics, Keesler Medical Center, Keesler AFB, Biloxi, Mississippi 39534-2567, USA
J Endod 32:956-9. 2006..157). The results of this study provide evidence that storage of teeth in 10% formalin over a 4-week period may significantly influence dye leakage as compared to leakage in freshly extracted teeth...
- Single-step apical barrier placement in immature teeth using mineral trioxide aggregate and management of periapical inflammatory lesion using platelet-rich plasma and hydroxyapatiteHemalatha Hiremath
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Rural Dental College, Rahata, Ahmednagar, India
J Endod 34:1020-4. 2008..The case was followed up for 11 months. The indications and advantages of apical barrier placement, periapical surgery, and the role of PRP and HA in postsurgical healing are discussed...
- Comparative evaluation of endodontic management of teeth with unformed apices with mineral trioxide aggregate and calcium hydroxideD P Pradhan
Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Oral Health Sciences Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
J Dent Child (Chic) 73:79-85. 2006....
- Vital pulp therapy with new materials: new directions and treatment perspectives--permanent teethDavid E Witherspoon
Pediatr Dent 30:220-4. 2008..In the medium-term clinical assessment, it has demonstrated a high success rate. Thus, MTA is a good substitute for calcium hydroxide in vital pulp procedures...
- Fluid flow evaluation of Fuji Triage and gray and white ProRoot mineral trioxide aggregate intraorifice barriersAnthony D John
Naval Postgraduate Dental School, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
J Endod 34:830-2. 2008..52 +/- 0.23 mm; and positive controls, 3.57 +/- 1.13 mm. No significant differences were found among the experimental groups. However, positive controls leaked significantly more than all experimental groups at P <.001...
- Vital pulp therapy with new materials: new directions and treatment perspectives--permanent teethDavid E Witherspoon
J Endod 34:S25-8. 2008..In the medium-term clinical assessment, it has demonstrated a high success rate. Thus, MTA is a good substitute for calcium hydroxide in vital pulp procedures...
- Effect of diode laser irradiation on the apical sealing of MTA retrofillingsEliana Barbosa de Souza
Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry,
Braz Oral Res 20:231-4. 2006..There were no statistically significant differences between the two groups (p > 0.05). The diode laser irradiation did not improve the apical sealing of MTA retrofillings under the conditions of this in vitro study...
- Fracture resistance and histological findings of immature teeth treated with mineral trioxide aggregateSahza Hatibovic-Kofman
Division of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
Dent Traumatol 24:272-6. 2008..05). An explanation could be that MTA induced the expression of TIMP-2 in the dentin matrix and thereby possibly prevented destruction of the collagen matrix...
- The use of mineral trioxide aggregate to repair iatrogenic perforationsArnaldo Castellucci
University of Florence, Italy
Dent Today 27:74, 76, 78-80; quiz 81. 2008
- Histological, ultrastructural and quantitative investigations on the response of healthy human pulps to experimental capping with mineral trioxide aggregate: a randomized controlled trialP N R Nair
Institute of Oral Biology, Section of Oral Structures and Development, Centre of Dental and Oral Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Int Endod J 41:128-50. 2008..To investigate the pulpal response to direct pulp capping in healthy human teeth with mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) as against calcium hydroxide cement (Dycal) as control...
- Coronal microleakage of two root-end filling materials using a polymicrobial markerSuzana Ferk Luketić
Private Practice, Zagreb, Croatia
J Endod 34:201-3. 2008..1 +/- 17.8), whereas the greatest leakage was observed in the Ketac Endo and amalgam group (40.0 +/- 17.24). Samples filled with MTA showed significantly better sealing than samples filled with amalgam (p < 0.05)...
- Sealing ability of white and gray mineral trioxide aggregate mixed with distilled water and 0.12% chlorhexidine gluconate when used as root-end filling materialsShahriar Shahi
Endodontic Department, Tabriz Dental School, Tabriz, Iran
J Endod 33:1429-32. 2007..Statistical analysis showed that there were no significant differences among the 4 experimental groups...
- Intracanal assessment of mineral trioxide aggregate setting and sealing propertiesSami Chogle
Case School of Dental Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Gen Dent 55:306-11. 2007..Results suggest that apical moisture may affect MTA setting time or sealing ability initially and that intracanal MTA may take up to two days to set completely...
- Fracture resistance of simulated immature teeth filled with resilon, gutta-percha, or compositeKim L Wilkinson
Department of Endodontics, Wilford Hall Medical Center, 2450 Pepperell Street, Lackland AFB, TX 28236, USA
J Endod 33:480-3. 2007..The mean peak loads to fracture were recorded. The hybrid composite resin (BisFil II) was the only material significantly more fracture resistant than positive controls (p < 0.017)...
- Sealing properties of mineral trioxide aggregate orthograde apical plugs and root fillings in an in vitro apexification modelRebecca L Martin
School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 1129, USA
J Endod 33:272-5. 2007..Interaction of MTA with PBS may result in apatite deposition that improves the seal of MTA apical plugs with time...
- Mineral trioxide aggregate repair of a perforating internal resorption in a mandibular molarMaarten Meire
Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontology, Dental School, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
J Endod 34:220-3. 2008..At a 2-year follow-up examination, no clinical abnormalities were found, and complete resolution of the alveolar bone lesion and establishment of a new periodontal ligament were observed...
- Microscopic management of teeth with open apices using mineral trioxide aggregateJunqi Ling
Pract Proced Aesthet Dent 20:49-51. 2008
- Reaction of the lateral periodontium of dogs' teeth to contaminated and noncontaminated perforations filled with mineral trioxide aggregateRoberto Holland
Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry of Aracatuba, Sao Paulo State University UNESP, Aracatuba, SP, Brazil
J Endod 33:1192-7. 2007..The temporary filling with a bactericidal agent (calcium hydroxide-based paste) did not improve the repair of perforations exposed to contamination, and the contaminated groups presented similar results to each other...
- Human pulpal response to mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA): a histologic studyVarghese Chacko
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Government Dental College
J Clin Pediatr Dent 30:203-9. 2006..The pulpal inflammation was also less in the MTA group as compared to the calcium hydroxide group at the end of 4 and 8 weeks...
- A systematic review of in vitro retrograde obturation materialsJoanna N Theodosopoulou
dsm-Forsyth, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, The Forsyth Institute, 140 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Endod 31:341-9. 2005..The results of these in vitro studies are not congruent with in vivo study results, suggesting a need to re-evaluate the clinical validity and importance of in vitro studies...
- Periapical inflammation affecting coronally-inoculated dog teeth with root fillings augmented by white MTA orifice plugsTerence Mah
Discipline of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Endod 29:442-6. 2003..05). Without development of severe inflammation, the seal augmentation efficacy of MTA orifice plugs could not be determined...
- Preliminary evaluation of BMP-2 expression and histological characteristics during apexification with calcium hydroxide and mineral trioxide aggregateKarla A Ham
Department of Restorative Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Dallas, Texas 75266-0677, USA
J Endod 31:275-9. 2005..Use of MTA in combination with Ca (OH)2 may initiate regeneration of the periodontium more quickly than either material used alone, but further studies involving MTA use in apical closure are indicated...
- Perforations, blocks, ledges, and transportations: overcoming barriers to endodontic finishingJohn D West
Center for Endodontics, Tacoma, WA, USA
Dent Today 24:68, 70-3. 2005
- MTA obturation of pulpless teeth with open apices: bacterial leakage as detected by polymerase chain reaction assayMetello Leiss de Leimburg
Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Turin, Italy
J Endod 30:883-6. 2004..48; df = 2; p = 0.787). Therefore, MTA provides an adequate seal even in cases of orthograde apical obturation of pulpless teeth with open apices...
- Comparative study of white and gray mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) simulating a one- or two-step apical barrier techniqueGary D Matt
Naval Postgraduate Dental School, Bethesda, MD, USA
J Endod 30:876-9. 2004..01). Results suggested that a 5 mm apical barrier of gray MTA, using two-steps, provided the best apical barrier...
- A comparison of laterally condensed gutta-percha, thermoplasticized gutta-percha, and mineral trioxide aggregate as root canal filling materialsGeorge Bogen
J Endod 30:826; author reply 826. 2004
- Evaluation of ultrasonically placed MTA and fracture resistance with intracanal composite resin in a model of apexificationG Robert Lawley
Department of Endodontics, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas, USA
J Endod 30:167-72. 2004..01). The MTA-gutta-percha group was not significantly different than the MTA unrestored positive control...
- Effect of root resection on the apical sealing ability of mineral trioxide aggregateEdwin L Lamb
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1244, USA
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 95:732-5. 2003..Leakage was measured before root resection, and after 3, 4, 5, and 6 mm apical resections. Data were analyzed by means of a Kruskal-Wallis one-way analysis of variance with P <.05...
- The use and predictable placement of Mineral Trioxide Aggregate in one-visit apexification casesTorsten H Steinig
Department of Endodontics, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
Aust Endod J 29:34-42. 2003..Furthermore, the potential for fractures of immature teeth with thin roots is reduced, as a bonded core can be placed immediately within the root canal...
- To the editor: Hashem and Hassanien "ProRoot MTA, MTA-Angelus, and IRM used to repair large furcation perforations: sealability study"Hagay Shemesh
J Endod 34:512; author reply 512-3. 2008
- Mineral trioxide aggregate endodontic obturation with Nd:YAG laser disinfectionRonald N Porth
Dent Today 21:60-3. 2002
- Modern endodontic therapy for an incompletely developed toothBarry G Bishop
U.S. Army Dental Activity, Fort Benning, Georgia, USA
Gen Dent 50:252-6; quiz 257-8. 2002..These conventional techniques and materials are reviewed along with a promising material called mineral trioxide aggregate...
- Electrical and dye leakage comparison of three root-end restorative materialsBayardo Martell
Department of Oral Rehabilitation, University of Otago, School of Dentistry, PO Box 647, Dunedin, New Zealand
Quintessence Int 33:30-4. 2002..CONCLUSION: The results of this study indicated that mineral trioxide aggregate provides a superior seal in root-end-restorations...
- A comparative evaluation of three root-end filling materials: an in vitro leakage study using Prevotella nigrescensS Q Scheerer
University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry, MI 48219-0900, USA
J Endod 27:40-2. 2001..Results after 47 days indicated there were no significant differences between the three root-end filling materials against penetration of Prevotella nigrescens...
- Mineral trioxide aggregate repair of lateral root perforationsR Holland
, UNESP, , Brazil
J Endod 27:281-4. 2001..In the 180-day period, Sealapex exhibited chronic inflammation in all the specimens and slight deposition of cementum over the material in only three cases. In conclusion, MTA exhibited better results than the control group...
- An investigation of microleakage from root-end fillings in ultrasonic retrograde cavities with or without finishing: a quantitative analysisEudes Gondim
Endodontic Unit, School of Dentistry of Piracicaba, State University of Campinas UNICAMP Piracicaba SP, Brazil
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:755-60. 2005..The aim of this study was to make a quantitative assessment of the sealing ability of Super-EBA, IRM, and Pro Root MTA root-end fillings subjected to 3 different finishing techniques...
- Anatomical redesign for the treatment of dens invaginatus type III with open apexes: a literature review and case presentationAdrian Silberman
Division of Surgical, Therapeutic and Bioengineering Sciences, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 137:180-5. 2006....
- Sealing ability of three materials in the orifice of root canal systems obturated with gutta-perchaStephen Jenkins
Department of Endodontics, UMKC School of Dentistry, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
J Endod 32:225-7. 2006..05). However, there was a statistically significant main effect of test materials with Tetric demonstrating a significantly better seal than Pro Root or Cavit (p < 0.0001) irrespective of orifice depth...
- Capillary flow porometry to assess the seal provided by root-end filling materials in a standardized and reproducible wayMieke A A De Bruyne
Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontology, Dental School, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
J Endod 32:206-9. 2006..This maximum pore diameter, which corresponds to the largest leak in the sample, together with the size of bacteria and their metabolites, will be indicative of the eventual leakage along the root-end filling materials...
- Is there life after Buckley's Formocresol? Part I -- a narrative review of alternative interventions and materialsV Srinivasan
Department of Child Dental Health, Newcastle Dental Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Int J Paediatr Dent 16:117-27. 2006....
- Erbium:YAG laser versus ultrasonic in preparation of root-end cavitiesZoran Karlovic
Department of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, , 10, 000 Zagreb, Croatia
J Endod 31:821-3. 2005..Microleakage was measured using a fluid transport model. The results showed that cavities prepared with Er:YAG laser have significantly lower microleakage for all tested materials...
- 21st century endodontics. Part 4Peter Carrotte
Unit of Adult Dental Care, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, UK
Int Dent J 55:334-40. 2005..First, whether the root canal system should be prepared and obturated in a single visit, and, if not, which intervisit medication is appropriate. Secondly, the modern concepts and techniques for obturation of the root canal system...
- Prostaglandin E production and viability of cells cultured in contact with freshly mixed endodontic materialsK K Melegari
Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics, University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078, USA
Int Endod J 39:357-62. 2006..Roth 801 decreased cell viability counts for both fibroblasts and macrophages. Sealapex decreases macrophage viability. ProRoot MTA did not affect viability in either cell line...
- Comparison of fracture resistance in root canals of immature sheep teeth after filling with calcium hydroxide or MTAJens Ove Andreasen
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark
Dent Traumatol 22:154-6. 2006..This finding may be of importance in the decision of treatment plans for teeth with pulp necrosis and immature root formation...
- Comparison of the root-end sealing ability of MTA and Portland cementIntekhab Islam
Department of Restoraive Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074, Singapore
Aust Endod J 31:59-62. 2005..However, further tests, especially in vivo biocompatibility tests, need to be conducted before Portland cement can be recommended for clinical use...
- Human saliva penetration of root canals obturated with two types of mineral trioxide aggregate cementsKhalid Al-Hezaimi
Division of Surgical, Therapeutic and Bioengineering Sciences, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
J Endod 31:453-6. 2005..All nine samples in group C had leaked after 19 days. It appears that under the conditions of this study both MTA preparations may be more resistant to human saliva leakage than vertically condensed gutta-percha and sealer...
- Long-term assessment of the seal provided by root-end filling materials in large cavities through capillary flow porometryM A A De Bruyne
Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontology, Dental School, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
Int Endod J 39:493-501. 2006..To evaluate the long-term sealing ability of a variety of materials when used as root-end fillings...
- Radiation Therapy Impact on Structure/Mechanics of TeethMary Walker; Fiscal Year: 2007..A key strength of this project is the associated feedback mechanism that relates the clinical problem to both clinical and laboratory data, the integration of scientific principles into clinical practice. ..
- Understanding the mechanism of radiotherapy-induced dentition breakdownYong Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, future improvements for preventing and treating post-radiation dentition breakdown depend on new knowledge of the underlying mechanism of radiation-induced damage at the tooth level. ..
- C. albicans From HIV+ Individuals&its Role in Drug resisKaaren Vargas; Fiscal Year: 2004..In the long-term, I would like to make significant contributions to science in the area of antifungal drug resistance. It is an exciting area of research and I feel strongly that I have the motivation to accomplish this goal. ..
- TRADITIONAL & MEDICAL MODELS OF PERIODONTAL CARERichard Niederman; Fiscal Year: 2005..These points argue for a direct comparison of the medical and traditional model of care. ..