root canal filling materials

Summary

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)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Antibacterial activity of two MTA-based root canal sealers
    R D Morgental
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Int Endod J 44:1128-33. 2011
  2. ncbi Hydration mechanisms of mineral trioxide aggregate
    J Camilleri
    Department of Building and Civil Engineering, Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Int Endod J 40:462-70. 2007
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi Physicochemical basis of the biologic properties of mineral trioxide aggregate
    N 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi Long-term calcium hydroxide as a root canal dressing may increase risk of root fracture
    Jens Ove Andreasen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Dent Traumatol 18:134-7. 2002
  7. ncbi Comparison of the physical and mechanical properties of MTA and portland cement
    Intekhab Islam
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Endod 32:193-7. 2006
  8. ncbi A multiparametric assay to compare the cytotoxicity of endodontic sealers with primary human osteoblasts
    M Z Scelza
    Laboratory of Experimental Cell Culture, Department of Endodontics, Fluminense Federal University UFF, Niteroi, RJ Brazil
    Int Endod J 45:12-8. 2012
  9. ncbi Rat tissue reaction to MTA FILLAPEX®
    João Eduardo Gomes-Filho
    Department of Endodontics, Araçatuba School of Dentistry, University of Estadual Paulista, R Jose Bonifacio 1193, Aracatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Dent Traumatol 28:452-6. 2012
  10. ncbi Comparison of the root-end seal provided by bioceramic repair cements and White MTA
    F Leal
    Department of Endodontics, State University of Rio de Janeiro UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int Endod J 44:662-8. 2011

Research Grants

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  1. ncbi Antibacterial activity of two MTA-based root canal sealers
    R D Morgental
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Int Endod J 44:1128-33. 2011
    ..To evaluate the pH and antibacterial activity of Endo CPM Sealer and MTA Fillapex by two different methods, using white MTA and Endofill as references for comparison...
  2. ncbi Hydration mechanisms of mineral trioxide aggregate
    J Camilleri
    Department of Building and Civil Engineering, Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Int Endod J 40:462-70. 2007
    ..To report the hydration mechanism of white mineral trioxide aggregate (White MTA, Dentsply, Tulsa Dental Products, Tulsa, OK, USA)...
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. ncbi Physicochemical basis of the biologic properties of mineral trioxide aggregate
    N 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...
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. ncbi Long-term calcium hydroxide as a root canal dressing may increase risk of root fracture
    Jens Ove Andreasen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Dent Traumatol 18:134-7. 2002
    ..The finding may explain the frequent reported fractures of immature teeth filled with calcium hydroxide for extended periods...
  7. ncbi Comparison of the physical and mechanical properties of MTA and portland cement
    Intekhab Islam
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Endod 32:193-7. 2006
    ..Further in vitro and in vivo tests, especially with regards its biocompatibility, should be conducted to ascertain if it meets the FDA requirements for use as a medical device...
  8. ncbi A multiparametric assay to compare the cytotoxicity of endodontic sealers with primary human osteoblasts
    M Z Scelza
    Laboratory of Experimental Cell Culture, Department of Endodontics, Fluminense Federal University UFF, Niteroi, RJ Brazil
    Int Endod J 45:12-8. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi Rat tissue reaction to MTA FILLAPEX®
    João Eduardo Gomes-Filho
    Department of Endodontics, Araçatuba School of Dentistry, University of Estadual Paulista, R Jose Bonifacio 1193, Aracatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Dent Traumatol 28:452-6. 2012
    ..Mineralization and granulation birefringent to polarized light were observed with all materials. It was concluded that MTA FILLAPEX® was biocompatible and stimulated mineralization...
  10. ncbi Comparison of the root-end seal provided by bioceramic repair cements and White MTA
    F Leal
    Department of Endodontics, State University of Rio de Janeiro UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int Endod J 44:662-8. 2011
    ..To compare the ability of Ceramicrete, BioAggregate and white ProRoot MTA (mineral trioxide aggregate) to prevent glucose leakage through root-end fillings...
  11. ncbi Effects of mineral trioxide aggregate on cell survival, gene expression associated with mineralized tissues, and biomineralization of cementoblasts
    Sema S Hakki
    Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Endod 35:513-9. 2009
    ..02 and 0.002 mg/mL. Based on these results MTA can be considered as a favorable material regarding cell-material interaction...
  12. ncbi Ex vivo cytotoxicity of a new calcium silicate-based canal filling material
    W Zhang
    Key Lab for Oral Biomedical Engineering of Ministry of Education, School of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
    Int Endod J 43:769-74. 2010
    ..To evaluate the biocompatibility of iRoot SP root canal filling material to L929 mouse fibroblasts...
  13. ncbi Optimal cytocompatibility of a bioceramic nanoparticulate cement in primary human mesenchymal cells
    Gustavo De-Deus
    Department of Endodontics, Veiga de Almeida University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Endod 35:1387-90. 2009
    ..White Pro-Root MTA (Dentsply, Tulsa Dental, Tulsa, OK) was used as a reference for comparison...
  14. ncbi Apexification: a review
    Mary 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...
  15. ncbi The sealing ability and retention characteristics of mineral trioxide aggregate in a model of apexification
    Darlene 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...
  16. ncbi The use of MTA in teeth with necrotic pulps and open apices
    Valentina 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...
  17. ncbi Comparative study of white and gray mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) simulating a one- or two-step apical barrier technique
    Gary 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...
  18. ncbi Microbial susceptibility to calcium hydroxide pastes and their vehicles
    Brenda Paula Figueiredo de Almeida Gomes
    Dental School of Piracicaba, State University of Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Endod 28:758-61. 2002
    ..We conclude that anaerobic Gram-negative bacteria are more susceptible to calcium hydroxide pastes than facultative Gram-positive microorganisms...
  19. ncbi Analyses of heavy metals in mineral trioxide aggregate and Portland cement
    Matthew Schembri
    Department of Chemistry, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    J Endod 36:1210-5. 2010
    ..Heavy metal inclusion can be of concern because MTA is in contact with hard and soft tissues...
  20. ncbi The impact of root dentine conditioning on sealing ability and push-out bond strength of an epoxy resin root canal sealer
    P Neelakantan
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha University, Chennai, India
    Int Endod J 44:491-8. 2011
    ..To investigate the impact of dentine conditioning on sealing ability and dentine bond strength of an epoxy resin sealer...
  21. ncbi Biocompatibility of new calcium aluminate cement (EndoBinder)
    Fabiano Gamero Aguilar
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Ribeirao Preto School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endod 38:367-71. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the biocompatibility of calcium aluminate cement (EndoBinder) in subcutaneous tissue of rats...
  22. ncbi Changes in the surface of four calcium silicate-containing endodontic materials and an epoxy resin-based sealer after a solubility test
    R P Borges
    Department of Endodontics, University of Ribeirao Preto, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Endod J 45:419-28. 2012
    ....
  23. ncbi Treatment of tooth discoloration after the use of white mineral trioxide aggregate
    Ilya Belobrov
    Melbourne Dental School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Endod 37:1017-20. 2011
    ..This case report describes the treatment of tooth discoloration caused by white MTA (WMTA) used for the management of a complicated crown fracture...
  24. ncbi Dentinal tubule infection as the cause of recurrent disease and late endodontic treatment failure: a case report
    Adalberto R Vieira
    Brazilian Association of Dentistry, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    J Endod 38:250-4. 2012
    ..This article describes a case of recurrent post-treatment apical periodontitis and late failure after endodontic retreatment performed in a single visit...
  25. ncbi A mineral trioxide aggregate sealer stimulated mineralization
    João Eduardo Gomes-Filho
    Department of Endodontics, Araçatuba School of Dentistry, Sao Paulo State University, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endod 35:256-60. 2009
    ..Mineralization and granulations birefringent to the polarized light were observed with all materials. It was possible to conclude that Endo-CPM-Sealer was biocompatible and stimulated mineralization...
  26. ncbi Characterization and analyses of acid-extractable and leached trace elements in dental cements
    J Camilleri
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Surgery, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Int Endod J 45:737-43. 2012
    ..Determination of the elemental constitution and investigation of the total and leachable arsenic, chromium and lead in Portland cement, pure tricalcium silicate, Biodentine, Bioaggregate and mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) Angelus...
  27. ncbi Disinfection of gutta-percha cones with chlorhexidine and sodium hypochlorite
    Brenda Paula Figueiredo de Almeida Gomes
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, Brazil
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 100:512-7. 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi Bond strength of Epiphany sealer prepared with resinous solvent
    Fuad Jacob Abi Rached-Junior
    School of Dentistry, University of Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endod 35:251-5. 2009
    ..01). The resinous solvent of Epiphany system increased the bond strength of Epiphany sealer to dentin walls when followed by photoactivation...
  29. ncbi Comparison of microleakage with three different thicknesses of mineral trioxide aggregate as root-end filling material
    Saeed Rahimi
    Department of Endodontics, Tabriz Dental School, Tabriz University Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    J Oral Sci 50:273-7. 2008
    ..1 mm accuracy. The microleakage in the 3-mm and 2-mm root-end cavities was less than at 1 mm depth, but analysis of variance revealed no significant differences among the three different thicknesses...
  30. ncbi Repair of furcal perforation using a new endodontic cement
    Mohammad Samiee
    Dental School, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    Clin Oral Investig 14:653-8. 2010
    ..MTA and CEM cement showed similar favorable biological response in furcation perforation repair, especially in inducing the formation of cementum-like hard tissue...
  31. ncbi Fluid flow evaluation of Fuji Triage and gray and white ProRoot mineral trioxide aggregate intraorifice barriers
    Anthony 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...
  32. ncbi Comparison of 5.25% sodium hypochlorite, MTAD, and 2% chlorhexidine in the rapid disinfection of polycaprolactone-based root canal filling material
    Mathew J Royal
    Department of Endodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Endod 33:42-4. 2007
    ..Results indicate that 5.25% sodium hypochlorite, MTAD, and 2% chlorhexidine were all effective in the rapid disinfection of Resilon and gutta-percha pellets, and a 1-minute immersion was sufficient to disinfect...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. ncbi An evaluation of the quality of root fillings in mandibular incisors and maxillary and mandibular canines using different methodologies
    L W M van der Sluis
    Department of Cariology Endodontology Pedodontology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam ACTA, Louwesweg 1, Amsterdam 1066 EA, The Netherlands
    J Dent 33:683-8. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi Characterization of hydration products of mineral trioxide aggregate
    J Camilleri
    Department of Building and Civil Engineering, Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Malta, Malta
    Int Endod J 41:408-17. 2008
    ..To characterize the hydration products of white mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA)...
  36. ncbi Calcium phosphate phase transformation produced by the interaction of the portland cement component of white mineral trioxide aggregate with a phosphate-containing fluid
    Franklin R Tay
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 1129, USA
    J Endod 33:1347-51. 2007
    ..Thus, the clinical manifestations of bioactivity with the use of MTA may at least be partially attributed to the mineralization induction capacity of its Portland cement component...
  37. ncbi Chemical differences between white and gray mineral trioxide aggregate
    Saeed Asgary
    Endodontic Department, Shahid Beheshti Dental School, Tehran, Iran
    J Endod 31:101-3. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi Mineral trioxide aggregate obturation: a review and case series
    George 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...
  39. ncbi The effectiveness of manual and mechanical instrumentation for the retreatment of three different root canal filling materials
    Francesco 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...
  40. ncbi Clinical outcomes of artificial root-end barriers with mineral trioxide aggregate in teeth with immature apices
    David T Holden
    Department of Endodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    J Endod 34:812-7. 2008
    ..Overall, these results indicated that the mineral trioxide aggregate apical barrier technique is a successful method for obturating teeth with immature apices...
  41. ncbi MTA for obturation of mandibular central incisors with open apices: case report
    Mikako Hayashi
    Department of Restorative Dentistry and Endodontology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Japan
    J Endod 30:120-2. 2004
    ..MTA can be considered a very effective material to promote regeneration of apical tissue, even in teeth with large open apices...
  42. ncbi Pulp revascularization of immature teeth with apical periodontitis: a clinical study
    Rui Yu Ding
    Special Department, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, Beijing, China
    J Endod 35:745-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a pulpal revascularization procedure for immature necrotic teeth with apical periodontitis...
  43. ncbi The outcome of root canal treatment. A retrospective study within the armed forces (Royal Air Force)
    J D Peak
    Department of Adult Dental Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Br Dent J 190:140-4. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Root fillings placed using cold lateral condensation of gutta-percha to within 2 mm of the radiographic apex of the tooth were associated with the best outcome...
  44. ncbi Apical limit of root canal instrumentation and obturation, part 2. A histological study
    D Ricucci
    Int Endod J 31:394-409. 1998
    ....
  45. ncbi Bacterial leakage with mineral trioxide aggregate or a resin-modified glass ionomer used as a coronal barrier
    Marat Tselnik
    Department of Endodontology, Oregon Health and Science University, School of Dentistry, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Endod 30:782-4. 2004
    ..There was no statistically significant difference in leakage between gray and white MTA or gray MTA and Fuji at 30, 60, or 90 days. Gray and white MTA or Fuji II can be recommended as a coronal barrier for up to 3 months...
  46. ncbi Antimicrobial and chemical study of MTA, Portland cement, calcium hydroxide paste, Sealapex and Dycal
    C 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...
  47. ncbi Nonvital tooth bleaching: a review of the literature and clinical procedures
    Gianluca Plotino
    Department of Endodontics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Endod 34:394-407. 2008
    ..Therefore, it is important to always be aware of the possible complications and risks that are associated with the different bleaching techniques...
  48. ncbi Biomineralization ability and interaction of mineral trioxide aggregate and white portland cement with dentin in a phosphate-containing fluid
    Jessie F Reyes-Carmona
    Postgraduate program of the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    J Endod 35:731-6. 2009
    ..This study analyzed the interaction of MTA and white Portland cement with dentin after immersion in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS)...
  49. ncbi Mineral trioxide aggregate: a review of the constituents and biological properties of the material
    J Camilleri
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Dental Institute, King s College London, London, UK
    Int Endod J 39:747-54. 2006
    ..Relatively few articles addressed the constituents of MTA, whilst cytological evaluation was the most widely used biocompatibility test...
  50. ncbi Evaluation of root canal obturation: a three-dimensional in vitro study
    Mohammad Hammad
    School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Endod 35:541-4. 2009
    ..02%) of voids and gaps. The present study showed that none of the root canal filled teeth were gap-free. Roots filled with gutta-percha showed less voids and gaps than roots filled with the remaining filling materials...
  51. ncbi The constitution of mineral trioxide aggregate
    Josette Camilleri
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Dental Biomaterials, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Dental Institute, King s College London, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Dent Mater 21:297-303. 2005
    ..The surface morphology of the material with various treatment conditions was also evaluated...
  52. ncbi Clinical performance of 3 endodontic sealers
    T M Waltimo
    NIOM (Scandinavian Institute of Dental Materials, Haslum, Norway
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 92:89-92. 2001
    ....
  53. ncbi Effect of different irrigation protocols on resin sealer bond strength to dentin
    Maíra Prado
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics Division, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endod 39:689-92. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of different irrigation protocols on resin-based sealer bond strength to dentin and the associated failure pattern...
  54. ncbi The cytotoxicity of RoekoSeal and AH plus compared during different setting periods
    Ivana Miletic
    Department of Dental Pathology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    J Endod 31:307-9. 2005
    ..AH Plus was significantly more cytotoxic after 1 h, 24 h, and 48 h, compared to the 7 day and 1 month setting period on both cell lines. RoekoSeal had no cytotoxic effect on either cell line at any setting time...
  55. ncbi An in vitro comparison of the intraradicular dentin bond strength of Resilon and gutta-percha
    Lance J Skidmore
    Department of Endodontics, Marquette University, School of Dentistry, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233, USA
    J Endod 32:963-6. 2006
    ..The results show that the mean bond strength to root canal dentin was significantly higher (p < 0.05) in the Resilon/Epiphany group as compared to the gutta-percha/Kerr Pulp Canal Sealer EWT group...
  56. ncbi Capillary flow porometry to assess the seal provided by root-end filling materials in a standardized and reproducible way
    Mieke 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...
  57. ncbi Bioactive materials in endodontics
    Benedicte Enkel
    Nantes University Hospital, Pôle Odontologie, ERT 10 51 Equipe de Recherche Clinique en Odontologie et Chirurgie Osseuse, Faculté de Chirurgie Dentaire 1 Place Alexis Ricordeau, Nantes Cedex 01, France
    Expert Rev Med Devices 5:475-94. 2008
    ..They could also be used as drug-delivery vehicles (e.g., for antibiotics and growth factors) or as scaffolds in pulp tissue engineering...
  58. ncbi Effect of bioaggregate on mineral-associated gene expression in osteoblast cells
    Zhenglin Yuan
    State Key Laboratory Breeding Base of Basic Science of Stomatology Hubei MOST, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, PR China
    J Endod 36:1145-8. 2010
    ..This study investigated the cytotoxicity of bioaggregate (BA) and the effect of BA on mineral associated gene expression in osteoblast cells...
  59. ncbi Cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of root canal sealers based on mineral trioxide aggregate
    Claudia V Bin
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Sao Paulo State University UNESP, Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endod 38:495-500. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of MTA canal sealer (Fillapex) compared with white MTA cement and AH Plus...
  60. ncbi Push-out bond strength of two new calcium silicate-based endodontic sealers to root canal dentine
    B Sagsen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Int Endod J 44:1088-91. 2011
    ..To assess the push-out bond strength of two new calcium silicate-based endodontic sealers in the root canals of extracted teeth...
  61. ncbi Mineral trioxide aggregate-based endodontic sealer stimulates hydroxyapatite nucleation in human osteoblast-like cell culture
    Loise Pedrosa Salles
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Dental School of São Paulo State University, Araraquara, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endod 38:971-6. 2012
    ..The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the biocompatibility and bioactivity of a new mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA)-based endodontic sealer, MTA Fillapex (MTA-F; Angelus, Londrina, Brazil), in human cell culture...
  62. ncbi The effects of six root-end filling materials and their leachable components on cell viability
    Oula R Al-Sa'eed
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Science, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Endod 34:1410-4. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that the reaction of cells to root-end filling materials varies considerably between materials...
  63. ncbi Effect of bismuth oxide radioopacifier content on the material properties of an endodontic Portland cement-based (MTA-like) system
    Kristian S Coomaraswamy
    Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Birmingham, St Chad s Queensway, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Endod 33:295-8. 2007
    ..The cement system was also found to be comparable in composition and strength to commercial MTA but had lower porosity because of the better workability of the Portland cement component...
  64. ncbi Root canal filling with calcium hydroxide using different techniques
    Carlos Estrela
    Faculty of Dentistry, Federal University of Goias, Goiania, GO, Brazil
    Braz Dent J 13:53-6. 2002
    ..The placement of calcium hydroxide with a file, absorbent paper points and vertical pluggers presented the lowest number of empty spaces in the three thirds of the root canal, followed by the Lentulo drill and the McSpadden compactor...
  65. ncbi Dentin bond strength of two mineral trioxide aggregate-based and one epoxy resin-based sealers
    Eloísa Assmann
    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    J Endod 38:219-21. 2012
    ..This study aimed at evaluating the bond strength to root dentin of 2 mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA)-based sealers (Endo-CPM sealer and MTA Fillapex) and of 1 epoxy resin-based sealer (AH Plus sealer)...
  66. ncbi Root canal filling with cements based on mineral aggregates: an in vitro analysis of bacterial microleakage
    Marcos Jacobovitz
    Department of Endodontics, Hadassa Dental Medicine School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 108:140-4. 2009
    The aim of this study was to assess bacterial microleakage through 2 different cements used as root canal filling materials: mineral-trioxide-aggregate (White MTA, Angelus, Londrina, PR, Brazil); and an experimental material containing ..
  67. ncbi Evaluation of the flow rate of 3 endodontic sealers: Sealer 26, AH Plus, and MTA Obtura
    Ricardo Affonso Bernardes
    Department of Endodontics, CPO Sl Mandic, Brasiliense Dental School, Brasilia, Brazil
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 109:e47-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the flow rate of 3 endodontic sealers: Sealer 26, AH Plus, and MTA Obtura...
  68. ncbi A comparative study of selected properties of ProRoot mineral trioxide aggregate and two Portland cements
    G Danesh
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Int Endod J 39:213-9. 2006
    ..To compare solubility, microhardness and radiopacity of ProRoot mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) with two Portland cements (PC: CEM I and CEM II)...
  69. ncbi Sealing ability of MTA and radiopaque Portland cement with or without calcium chloride for root-end filling
    Eduardo Antunes Bortoluzzi
    Department of Endodontics, Bauru Dental School, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endod 32:897-900. 2006
    ..CaCl(2) improved the sealing ability of all three MTA cements...
  70. ncbi A quantitative comparison of the fill density of MTA produced by two placement techniques
    Priscilla Yeung
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298, USA
    J Endod 32:456-9. 2006
    ..Hand condensation with indirect US activation resulted in an MTA fill that was statistically significantly heavier, and thus denser, than that accomplished by hand condensation alone in both curved and straight canals (p < 0.0001)...
  71. ncbi Evaluation of cytotoxicity and up-regulation of gelatinases in human fibroblast cells by four root canal sealers
    E J N L Silva
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Endodontic Division, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Endod J 45:49-56. 2012
    ..To investigate the effects of root canal sealers on the cytotoxicity and gelatinolytic activity of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) in human fibroblasts...
  72. ncbi Apatite-forming ability (bioactivity) of ProRoot MTA
    M G Gandolfi
    Laboratory of Biomaterials and Oral Pathology, Endodontic Clinical Section, Department of Odontostomatological Science, University of Bologna Department of Biochemistry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int Endod J 43:917-29. 2010
    ..Apatite-forming ability, considered as an index of bioactivity (bond-to-bone ability), was tested on ProRoot MTA cement after immersion in phosphate-containing solution (DPBS)...
  73. ncbi Effects of calcium hydroxide on physical and sealing properties of canal sealers
    N Hosoya
    Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, Tsurumi University School of Dental Medicine, Tsurumi ku, Yokohama, Japan
    Int Endod J 37:178-84. 2004
    ..To investigate whether Ca(OH)2 in four different agents alters the physical properties (Exp. I) and sealing ability (Exp. II) of root canal sealers...
  74. ncbi Effects of physiological environments on the hydration behavior of mineral trioxide aggregate
    Yuan Ling Lee
    School of Dentistry, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Chang Te Street, Taipei 10016, Taiwan, ROC
    Biomaterials 25:787-93. 2004
    ..In particular, an acidic environment of pH 5 adversely affects both the physical properties and the hydration behavior of MTA...
  75. pmc Apical sealing of root canal fillings performed with five different endodontic sealers: analysis by fluid filtration
    Bruno Carvalho de Vasconcelos
    Sobral School of Dentistry, Federal University of Ceara, Sobral, CE, Brazil
    J Appl Oral Sci 19:324-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the sealing ability of five root canal sealers, including two experimental cements (MBP and MTA-Obtura) using the fluid filtration method...
  76. ncbi Development of the foremost light-curable calcium-silicate MTA cement as root-end in oral surgery. Chemical-physical properties, bioactivity and biological behavior
    Maria Giovanna Gandolfi
    Laboratory of Biomaterials and Oral Pathology, Department of Odontostomatological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via San Vitale 59, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Dent Mater 27:e134-57. 2011
    ..An innovative light-curable calcium-silicate cement containing a HEMA-TEGDMA-based resin (lc-MTA) was designed to obtain a bioactive fast setting root-end filling and root repair material...
  77. ncbi Biocompatibility of two novel root repair materials
    Jingzhi Ma
    Department of Stomatology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
    J Endod 37:793-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the biocompatibility of 2 root-end filling materials, Endosequence Root Repair Material Putty (ERRM Putty) and Paste (ERRM Paste) and compare them with gray mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA)...
  78. ncbi Radiopacity of endodontic sealers: development of a new method for direct measurement
    Michael Tagger
    Department of Endodontology, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Endod 29:751-5. 2003
    ..The opacity of the samples ranged from 1.6 mm to more than 11 mm of aluminum. The technique can be advanced to a dry, chemical-less variant by using radiation captors, as for periapical X-rays, instead of film...
  79. ncbi A new quantitative method using glucose for analysis of endodontic leakage
    Qiong Xu
    School of Stomatology, Wuhan University, China
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:107-11. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to introduce a new method for quantitative testing of endodontic leakage...
  80. ncbi Histological, ultrastructural and quantitative investigations on the response of healthy human pulps to experimental capping with mineral trioxide aggregate: a randomized controlled trial
    P 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...
  81. ncbi Bacterial and Candida albicans adhesion on different root canal filling materials and sealers
    Christian Senges
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    J Endod 37:1247-52. 2011
    Microbial adhesion and subsequent biofilm formation on endodontic root canal filling materials and sealers lead to survival of microorganisms in treated root canals and subsequently to endodontic treatment failures...
  82. ncbi Evaluation of the dimensional changes of mineral trioxide aggregate sealer
    J Camilleri
    Department of Building and Civil Engineering, Faculty for Built Environment, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Int Endod J 44:416-24. 2011
    ..To evaluate the setting time, early age restrained dimensional stability, fluid uptake, microstructure and porosity of a root canal sealer based on mineral trioxide aggregate (MTAS)...
  83. ncbi Evaluation of mineral trioxide aggregate and calcium hydroxide cement as pulp-capping agents in human teeth
    Maria de Lourdes R Accorinte
    Department of Dental Materials, School of Dentistry, University Brás Cubas, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Endod 34:1-6. 2008
    ..Although the pulp healing with calcium hydroxide was slower than that of MTA, both materials were successful for pulp capping in human teeth...
  84. ncbi Effects of iRoot SP on mineralization-related genes expression in MG63 cells
    Wei Zhang
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, School of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
    J Endod 36:1978-82. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of iRoot SP root canal sealer (Innovative BioCreamix Inc, Vancouver, Canada) on the expression of mineralization-related genes in human MG63 osteoblast-like cells...
  85. ncbi Cytotoxicity comparison of mineral trioxide aggregates and EndoSequence bioceramic root repair materials
    Beth Ann Damas
    Department of Endodontics, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan 48208 2576, USA
    J Endod 37:372-5. 2011
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  86. ncbi Effect of three different sealers on the sealing ability of both thermafil obturators and cold laterally compacted Gutta-Percha
    Edgar Schafer
    Poliklinik für Zahnerhaltung, Munster, Germany
    J Endod 28:638-42. 2002
    ..05). Under the conditions of this study, Thermafil obturators achieved seals comparable to lateral compaction, as long as a sealer was used...
  87. ncbi Tissue reaction initiated by different sealers
    M Bernath
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Pecs University, Pecs, Hungary
    Int Endod J 36:256-61. 2003
    ..To analyse the type and degree of inflammatory reaction initiated by four sealers...
  88. ncbi A comparative analysis of Mineral Trioxide Aggregate and Portland cement
    U R Funteas
    University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Endodontic Department, 3501 Terrace St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Aust Endod J 29:43-4. 2003
    ..Quantitative results are given in both parts per million (p.p.m.) and wt%. It was concluded that there is no significant difference between the 14 different elements in both Portland cement and MTA...
  89. ncbi A prospective study of the factors affecting outcomes of nonsurgical root canal treatment: part 1: periapical health
    Y L Ng
    Unit of Endodontology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, London, UK
    Int Endod J 44:583-609. 2011
    ..To investigate the probability of and factors influencing periapical status of teeth following primary (1°RCTx) or secondary (2°RCTx) root canal treatment...
  90. ncbi Genotoxicity and cytotoxicity of mineral trioxide aggregate and regular and white Portland cements on Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells in vitro
    Daniel Araki Ribeiro
    Department of Pathology, Botucatu Medical School, Botucatu, Brazil
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:258-61. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the genotoxicity and cytotoxicity of MTA and Portland cements in vitro by the single-cell gel (comet) assay and trypan blue exclusion test...
  91. ncbi Toxicity evaluation of root canal sealers in vitro
    G Lodiene
    NIOM Nordic Institute of Dental Materials, Haslum, Norway
    Int Endod J 41:72-7. 2008
    ..To compare the toxicity of methacrylate resin-based root canal sealers with sealers based on epoxy resin and silicone by two-well established cell culture methods...
  92. ncbi Comparative SEM study of the marginal adaptation of white and grey MTA and Portland cement
    Maryam Bidar
    Department of Endodontics, Mashad Dental School, Mashad, Iran
    Aust Endod J 33:2-6. 2007
    ..6, 349 and 326.3 microm, respectively. The results indicate that the gap between grey MTA and the dentinal wall is less than other materials, but there was no significant difference between the materials tested in this study (P > 0.05)...
  93. ncbi Biocompatibility evaluation of Epiphany/Resilon root canal filling system in subcutaneous tissue of rats
    Lucas da Fonseca Roberti Garcia
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Dental Materials Area, Piracicaba School of Dentistry, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
    J Endod 36:110-4. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the biocompatibility of the root canal filling system Epiphany/Resilon in connective tissue of rats...
  94. ncbi A comparative study of the biocompatibility of three root-end filling materials in rat connective tissue
    Shahriar Shahi
    Department of Endodontics, Tabriz Faculty of Dentistry, Azarbaidjan Shargi, Iran
    J Endod 32:776-80. 2006
    ..After 1 week, gray MTA was more biocompatible than white MTA and Amalgam. After 3 wk, there were no significant differences between experimental groups and the control group...
  95. ncbi Biocompatibility and mineralization activity of fresh or set white mineral trioxide aggregate, biomimetic carbonated apatite, and synthetic hydroxyapatite
    Farzad Danesh
    Department of Endodontics, Dental School, Tehran Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
    J Endod 36:1036-41. 2010
    ....
  96. ncbi Influence of white versus gray mineral trioxide aggregate on inflammatory cells
    Sepideh Vosoughhosseini
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    J Endod 34:715-7. 2008
    ..Both kinds of MTA provoked severe inflammatory reaction after 7 days, which significantly differed from control group (p < 0.05). However, there were no significant differences at any time period beyond 15 days (p > 0.05)...
  97. ncbi Microleakage of TERM used with sodium perborate/water and sodium perborate/superoxol in the "walking bleach" technique
    R M Waite
    Department of Endodontics, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, USA
    J Endod 24:648-50. 1998
    ..The results of this study indicated that the temporary restorative material, TERM, provided an unsatisfactory seal when used with either walking bleach technique. When used over a cotton pellet, TERM provided an excellent seal...
  98. ncbi The comparison of gutta-percha and Resilon penetration into lateral canals with different thermoplastic delivery systems
    Bekir Karabucak
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Endod 34:847-9. 2008
    ..Our data also suggest that the Resilon filling material flows better into lateral canals when a single backfill technique is used...
  99. ncbi Disinfection of artificially contaminated Resilon cones with chlorhexidine and sodium hypochlorite at different time exposures
    Aysin Dumani
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, University of Cukurova, Faculty of Dentistry, Adana, Turkey
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:e82-5. 2007
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  100. ncbi In vitro antibacterial activities of root-canal sealers by using two different methods
    Funda 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...
  101. ncbi The effect of mineral trioxide aggregate on the apexification and periapical healing of teeth with incomplete root formation
    W T Felippe
    School of Dentistry, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Int Endod J 39:2-9. 2006
    ....

Research Grants2

  1. C. albicans From HIV+ Individuals&its Role in Drug resis
    Kaaren 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. ..
  2. TRADITIONAL & MEDICAL MODELS OF PERIODONTAL CARE
    Richard Niederman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These points argue for a direct comparison of the medical and traditional model of care. ..