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Physical and chemical properties of a new root-end filling material.
This study determined the chemical composition, pH, and radiopacity of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA), and also compared the setting time, compressive strength, and solubility of this material withExpand
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A new solution for the removal of the smear layer.
Various organic acids, ultrasonic instruments, and lasers have been used to remove the smear layer from the surface of instrumented root canals. The purpose of this study was to investigate theExpand
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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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Sealing ability of a mineral trioxide aggregate when used as a root end filling material.
This in vitro study used rhodamine B fluorescent dye and a confocal microscope to evaluate the sealing ability of amalgam, super EBA, and a mineral trioxide aggregate when used as root end fillingExpand
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Sealing ability of a mineral trioxide aggregate for repair of lateral root perforations.
Amalgam, IRM, and a mineral trioxide aggregate were tested for repair of experimentally created root perforations. Fifty sound, extracted mandibular and maxillary molars were used in this study. AExpand
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Clinical applications of mineral trioxide aggregate.
An experimental material, mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA), has recently been investigated as a potential alternative restorative material to the presently used materials in endodontics. Several inExpand
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Principles and Practice of Endodontics
Curriculum Guidelines for Endodontics. Biology of the Dental Pulp and Periradicular Tissues. Pulp and Periradicular Pathosis. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning. When and How to Refer. PatientExpand
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Use of mineral trioxide aggregate for repair of furcal perforations.
The histologic response to intentional perforation in the furcations of 28 mandibular premolars in seven dogs was investigated. In half the teeth, the perforations were repaired immediately withExpand
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Investigation of mineral trioxide aggregate for root-end filling in dogs.
Numerous compounds have been used as root-end filling materials. Based on the results of in vitro and intraosseous implantation tests, mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) seems to have potential as aExpand
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