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 Intracoronal sealing comparison of mineral trioxide aggregate and glass ionomer
    K M Barrieshi-Nusair
    Department of Restorative Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait Urnivesity, Kuwait
    Quintessence Int 36:539-45. 2005
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi Apexification: a review
    Mary Rafter
    University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    Dent Traumatol 21:1-8. 2005
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi 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
  10. doi 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

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  1. ncbi Intracoronal sealing comparison of mineral trioxide aggregate and glass ionomer
    K M Barrieshi-Nusair
    Department of Restorative Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait Urnivesity, Kuwait
    Quintessence Int 36:539-45. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of mineral trioxide aggregate and glass ionomer when placed coronally as double-sealing materials over gutta percha...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. doi 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...
  11. 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
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  12. 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...
  13. doi 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi 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...
  16. 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
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  17. doi 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...
  18. doi 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...
  19. 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...
  20. doi 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi 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...
  23. 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...
  24. doi 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)...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. doi 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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)...
  32. 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...
  33. doi 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...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi Antimicrobial efficacy of medicated root canal filling materials
    Kevin B Melker
    Department of Endodontics, Center for Molecular Microbiology, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Endod 32:148-51. 2006
    ..The results of this study suggest that the use of tetracycline containing gutta-percha as an obturation material may be useful as a complement to the cleaning and disinfection phase of root canal procedures...
  36. 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...
  37. doi In vitro evaluation of the antimicrobial effect of three endodontic sealers mixed with amoxicillin
    Jeff 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...
  38. 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...
  39. doi 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
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  40. 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...
  41. doi 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)...
  42. 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
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  43. 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
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  44. doi 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...
  45. 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
    ....
  46. doi The induction of cytotoxicity, oxidative stress, and genotoxicity by root canal sealers in mammalian cells
    Carlos 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...
  47. ncbi Periapical tissue responses and cementum regeneration with amalgam, SuperEBA, and MTA as root-end filling materials
    Seung 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...
  48. ncbi Comparative analysis of the particle size and shape of commercially available mineral trioxide aggregates and Portland cement: a study with a flow particle image analyzer
    Takashi Komabayashi
    Division of Endodontology, Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT 06030 1715, USA
    J Endod 34:94-8. 2008
    ..White MTA contains smaller particles with a narrower range of size distribution than Gray MTA. MTA Angelus particles have relatively low circularity and wide size distribution and are less homogeneous than ProRoot MTA...
  49. ncbi Reactions of connective tissue to mineral trioxide aggregate and amalgam
    Mehmet 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...
  50. doi Effect of white mineral trioxide aggregate mixed with disodium hydrogen phosphate on inflammatory cells
    Mehrdad Lotfi
    Research Center for Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Tabriz University Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    J Endod 35:703-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was subjective evaluation of inflammatory cells subsequent to subcutaneous implantation of white mineral trioxide aggregate (WMTA) mixed with disodium hydrogen phosphate (Na(2)HPO(4)) in rats...
  51. ncbi Chemical analysis of powder and set forms of Portland cement, gray ProRoot MTA, white ProRoot MTA, and gray MTA-Angelus
    Jin Seon Song
    Department of Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6030, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:809-15. 2006
    ..To evaluate the chemical composition and crystalline structures of Portland cement, gray ProRoot MTA (gray MTA), white ProRoot MTA (white MTA), and gray MTA-Angelus...
  52. ncbi Efficacy of retreatment techniques for a resin-based root canal obturation material
    Elie Ezzie
    Department of Endodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    J Endod 32:341-4. 2006
    ..05). Resilon was faster to remove than GP. Both techniques resulted in cleaner canal walls in the apical third of the teeth obturated with Resilon when compared to GP (p < 0.05)...
  53. ncbi Antibacterial effect of two mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) preparations against Enterococcus faecalis and Streptococcus sanguis in vitro
    Khalid Al-Hezaimi
    King Saud University, College of Dentistry, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Endod 32:1053-6. 2006
    ..001). It appears that the susceptibility of E. faecalis and S. sanguis to MTA differed and that GMTA requires lower concentrations than WMTA to exert the same antibacterial effect against each of the microorganisms tested...
  54. ncbi Short-term cytotoxicity assessment of components of the epiphany resin-percha obturating system by indirect and direct contact millipore filter assays
    Khalid Merdad
    Department of Endodontics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Endod 33:24-7. 2007
    ..Cytotoxicity of freshly mixed Epiphany sealer, primer, and thinning resin did not exceed that of freshly mixed AH-Plus...
  55. ncbi Use of MTA for orthograde obturation of nonvital teeth with open apices: report of two cases
    Camillo D'Arcangelo
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 104:e98-101. 2007
    ..The treated teeth were asymptomatic, and radiographic follow-ups showed healing of periradicular tissues and new hard tissue formation in the apical area of the affected teeth...
  56. ncbi The influence of different factors on the survival of root canal fillings: a 10-year retrospective study
    Richard Stoll
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, Dental School, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    J Endod 31:783-90. 2005
    ..A nonsignificant influence was recorded for the parameters operator (p = 0.606) and retreatment (p = 0.196)...
  57. ncbi A comparative histological evaluation of the biocompatibility of materials used in apical surgery
    C J A Sousa
    Department of Endodontics, University of Uberlandia, CEP 38405 320 Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Int Endod J 37:738-48. 2004
    ..To evaluate the biological properties of a variety of materials that could be used in apical surgery...
  58. ncbi Apical leakage of five root canal sealers after one year of storage
    Ivana Miletic
    Department of Dental Pathology, School of Dentistry, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    J Endod 28:431-2. 2002
    ..490 microl) leaked significantly more than AH Plus (0.378 microl) and Ketac-Endo (0.357 microl), whereas AH26 (0.390 microl) and Diaket (0.429 microl) showed no significant difference from either Apexit or from AH Plus and Keto-Endo...
  59. ncbi Technical quality of root canal treatment in Taiwan
    L H Chueh
    Elite Dental Clinic, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int Endod J 36:416-22. 2003
    ..To evaluate the current technical quality of root canal treatment (RCT) in Taiwan...
  60. doi Void detection in root fillings using intraoral analogue, intraoral digital and cone beam CT images
    B Huybrechts
    BIOMAT Research Cluster, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int Endod J 42:675-85. 2009
    ..To compare void detection in root fillings using different radiographic imaging techniques: intraoral analogue, intraoral digital and cone beam CT (CBCT) images and to assess factors influencing small void detection...
  61. ncbi Coronal leakage of teeth root-filled with gutta-percha or Resilon root canal filling material
    Etienne Pitout
    University of Limpopo, Medunsa Oral Health Centre, Medunsa, South Africa
    J Endod 32:879-81. 2006
    ..2713) or the System B techniques (p = 0.0767). The ability of GP and Resilon to seal a root canal is similar...
  62. doi A comparative study of physicochemical properties of AH Plus, Epiphany, and Epiphany SE root canal sealers
    L M Resende
    School of Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Universidade de Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Endod J 42:785-93. 2009
    ..To assess the physicochemical properties and the surface morphology of AH Plus, Epiphany, and Epiphany SE root canal sealers...
  63. ncbi The use of mineral trioxide aggregate in one-visit apexification treatment: a prospective study
    S Simon
    Laboratory of Oro facial Biology and Pathology, INSERM U714, University of Paris 6, Paris, France
    Int Endod J 40:186-97. 2007
    ..To assess the outcome of apexification using mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA)...
  64. doi An evaluation of Guttaflow and gutta-percha in the filling of lateral grooves and depressions
    Tracie 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...
  65. ncbi Comparison of seal after obturation techniques using a polydimethylsiloxane-based root canal sealer
    Martha 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...
  66. ncbi Comparison of the intraosseous biocompatibility of AH Plus, EndoREZ, and Epiphany root canal sealers
    Cássio 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...
  67. ncbi Sealing ability of a new carrier-based obturating material
    L Testarelli
    Department of Dental Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 58:217-24. 2009
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  68. doi Effects of different irrigation regimens on the sealing properties of repaired furcal perforations
    M Ozgur Uyanik
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107:e91-5. 2009
    ..The pulp chamber is inevitably exposed to irrigants during endodontic therapy. This study aimed to investigate whether different irrigation regimens would alter the sealing ability of repaired furcal perforations...
  69. ncbi Evaluation of various root canal filling materials in primary molar pulpectomies: an in vivo study
    Nurhan 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...
  70. doi Antibacterial activity of endodontic sealers by modified direct contact test against Enterococcus faecalis
    Hui 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...
  71. ncbi A follow-up study of incisor teeth which had been treated by apical closure and root filling
    I 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...
  72. ncbi Assessment of antibacterial activity of EndoREZ
    Ayce 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...
  73. ncbi Initial in vitro biological response to contemporary endodontic sealers
    Serge 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...
  74. ncbi 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...
  75. ncbi In vitro antimicrobial activity of Acroseal, Polifil and Epiphany against Enterococcus faecalis
    Cláudia 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...
  76. ncbi Endodontic treatment with MTA apical plugs: a case report
    Pari 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...
  77. ncbi Antibacterial activity of a new endodontic sealer against Enterococcus faecalis
    Emre 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...
  78. ncbi In-vitro evaluation of microleakage of an orthograde apical plug of mineral trioxide aggregate in permanent teeth with simulated immature apices
    Ahmed 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...
  79. doi Mineral trioxide aggregate for obturation of maxillary central incisors with necrotic pulp and open apices
    Arzu 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...
  80. ncbi Obturating teeth with wide open apices using mineral trioxide aggregate: a case report
    H 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...
  81. ncbi Comparison of Diaket and MTA when used as root-end filling materials to support regeneration of the periradicular tissues
    J 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
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate on a comparative basis the potential for mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) and Diaket to promote periradicular tissue regeneration when used as surgical root-end filling materials...
  82. ncbi The effect of three commonly used endodontic materials on the strength and hardness of root dentin
    J 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...
  83. doi Biocompatibility of various root canal filling materials ex vivo
    R 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...
  84. ncbi Cytotoxicity of materials used in perforation repair tested using the V79 fibroblast cell line and the granulocyte-macrophage progenitor cells
    N J A Souza
    Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Bioquímica, Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes UMC, Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil
    Int Endod J 39:40-7. 2006
    ..To compare the cytotoxicity of materials used to repair perforations using permanent V79 fibroblasts and murine granulocyte-macrophage progenitor cells (CFU-GM)...
  85. ncbi Treatment options for teeth with open apices and apical periodontitis
    Denise 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...
  86. ncbi Gross extrusion of endodontic obturation materials into the maxillary sinus: a case report
    Keiji 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...
  87. ncbi Analysis of the healing response to gutta-percha and Diaket when used as root-end filling materials in periradicular surgery
    D 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...
  88. doi Cytotoxic response of three cell lines exposed in vitro to dental endodontic sealers
    Martha 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
    ..05) less sensitive initially, and AHP was severely cytotoxic to MC3T3 cells (<35% of Tf) through 8 weeks. The data suggest that with "aging" in saline, current endodontic sealers decrease in in vitro cytotoxicity at different rates...
  89. ncbi 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)...
  90. ncbi A report on the clinical and radiographic outcomes of 38 cases of apexification with mineral trioxide aggregate
    Suresh 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...
  91. ncbi Calcium hydroxide and zinc oxide eugenol as root canal filling materials in primary molars: a comparative study
    S 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.
  92. ncbi A comparison of laterally condensed gutta-percha, thermoplasticized gutta-percha, and mineral trioxide aggregate as root canal filling materials
    Paul 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...
  93. ncbi In vitro evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of endodontic sealers
    Daniela 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...
  94. ncbi Short-term periradicular tissue response to mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) as root-end filling material
    N Economides
    Department of Endodontology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int Endod J 36:44-8. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the short-term response of periradicular tissues to MTA when used as a root-end filling material in ideal tissue conditions...
  95. ncbi Bacterial penetration along different root canal filling materials in the presence or absence of smear layer
    I M Saleh
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int Endod J 41:32-40. 2008
    To 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.
  96. ncbi Cell and tissue reactions to mineral trioxide aggregate and Portland cement
    Jacob 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...
  97. ncbi Ex vivo biocompatibility tests of regular and white forms of mineral trioxide aggregate
    D 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
    ..To examine the genotoxicity and cytotoxicity of regular and white mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) ex vivo by the single-cell gel (comet) assay and trypan blue exclusion test, respectively...
  98. ncbi Comparative study of MTA and other materials in retrofilling of pulpless dogs' teeth
    Pedro 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...
  99. ncbi Calcium salts deposition in rat connective tissue after the implantation of calcium hydroxide-containing sealers
    Roberto Holland
    Department of Endodontics, Faculdade de Odontologia de Aracatuba, UNESP, Sao Paulo, 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...
  100. ncbi Mineral trioxide aggregate but not light-cure mineral trioxide aggregate stimulated mineralization
    João 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...
  101. doi A clinical evaluation of mineral trioxide aggregate for root-end closure of non-vital immature permanent incisors in children-a pilot study
    Spyridoula 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...

Research Grants9

  1. Radiation Therapy Impact on Structure/Mechanics of Teeth
    Mary 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. ..
  2. Understanding the mechanism of radiotherapy-induced dentition breakdown
    Yong 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. ..
  3. 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. ..
  4. 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. ..