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Mineral trioxide aggregate: a comprehensive literature review--Part I: chemical, physical, and antibacterial properties.
INTRODUCTION An ideal orthograde or retrograde filling material should seal the pathways of communication between the root canal system and its surrounding tissues. It should also be nontoxic,Expand
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Mineral trioxide aggregate: a comprehensive literature review--Part III: Clinical applications, drawbacks, and mechanism of action.
INTRODUCTION Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) has been recommended for various uses in endodontics. Two previous publications provided a comprehensive list of articles from November 1993-SeptemberExpand
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Mineral trioxide aggregate: a comprehensive literature review--part II: leakage and biocompatibility investigations.
INTRODUCTION Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) was developed because existing materials did not have the ideal characteristics for orthograde or retrograde root-end fillings. MTA has been recommendedExpand
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Sealing ability of a novel endodontic cement as a root-end filling material.
This study investigated the potential usage of novel endodontic cement (NEC) as a root-end filling material by comparing its sealing ability with that of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) andExpand
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Chemical differences between white and gray mineral trioxide aggregate.
The purpose of this research was to determine and compare the composition of white mineral trioxide aggregate and gray mineral trioxide aggregate. Electron probe microanalysis results indicated thatExpand
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Comparison of mineral trioxide aggregate's composition with Portland cements and a new endodontic cement.
The aim of this study was to compare the compositions of mineral trioxide aggregates (MTAs), Portland cements (PCs), and a new endodontic cement (NEC). Our study also investigated the surfaceExpand
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A comparative study of histologic response to different pulp capping materials and a novel endodontic cement.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare dogs' pulp response to capping with calcium hydroxide cement (Dycal), mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA), and a novel endodontic cement (NEC). STUDYExpand
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Effect of two storage solutions on surface topography of two root-end fillings.
The effect of different storage solutions on surface topography of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) and new experimental cement (NEC) as root-end fillings was investigated. Twenty-four single-rootedExpand
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A qualitative X-ray analysis of white and grey mineral trioxide aggregate using compositional imaging
Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) is used in endodontics as a filling and sealant material. An earlier commercial formulation Grey MTA (GMTA) was liable to became progressively discoloured, and aExpand
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A comparative study of dental pulp response to several pulpotomy agents.
AIM To examine the in vivo response of dental pulps in dogs to three pulp-capping agents: calcium hydroxide (CH), mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) and a new endodontic calcium enriched mixture (CEM)Expand
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