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The anti-microbial effect against enterococcus faecalis and the compressive strength of two types of mineral trioxide aggregate mixed with sterile water or 2% chlorhexidine liquid.
The purpose of this in vitro study was 2-fold: First, to compare the antimicrobial effect of gray and tooth-colored mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) when mixed with sterile water or 2% chlorhexidine.Expand
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Effects of pH and mixing agents on the temporal setting of tooth-colored and gray mineral trioxide aggregate.
The purpose of this study was to test the compressive strength of white mineral trioxide aggregate (WMTA) and gray mineral trioxide aggregate (GMTA) when mixed with sterile water or local anestheticExpand
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Reinforcement of simulated immature roots restored with composite resin, mineral trioxide aggregate, gutta-percha, or a fiber post after thermocycling.
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to evaluate the fracture resistance after thermocycling of simulated immature teeth restored with composite, a fiber post, mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA),Expand
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In vitro comparisons of debris removal of the EndoActivator system, the F file, ultrasonic irrigation, and NaOCl irrigation alone after hand-rotary instrumentation in human mandibular molars.
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this in vitro study was to compare the debris removal efficacy of the EndoActivator system, the F file, ultrasonic irrigation, or 6% NaOCl irrigation alone in humanExpand
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Comparison of debris removal with three different irrigation techniques.
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of debris removal between EndoVac, PiezoFlow, or needle irrigation (Max-i-Probe) in mandibular molars. METHODS The mesialExpand
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pH changes in external root surface cavities after calcium hydroxide is placed at 1, 3 and 5 mm short of the radiographic apex.
The purpose of this study was to test the null hypothesis that there is no difference in the pH on the external apical dentin surface when the canal is completely filled with calcium hydroxide orExpand
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Cyclic fatigue resistance of two variable-taper rotary file systems: ProTaper universal and V-Taper.
The cyclic fatigue resistance of ProTaper Universal (Dentsply Tulsa Dental Specialties, Tulsa, OK) and V-Taper (Guidance Endo, Albuquerque, NM) files was measured while rotating files around a 5-mmExpand
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Cyclic fatigue of EndoSequence and K3 rotary files in a dynamic model.
The cyclic fatigue resistance of K3 and EndoSequence files was compared by rotating files against a highly polished surface inclined at 15 degrees to the horizontal. For each brand, files with a 25Expand
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Comparison of nonsurgical root canal treatment and single-tooth implants.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this review was to compare the differences between nonsurgical root canal treatment and single-tooth implants. With the emerging field of implant dentistry gaining acceptance,Expand
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The effects of dentin debris on the cyclic fatigue resistance of several nickel titanium rotary systems.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the effects of impacted dentin debris on the cyclic fatigue resistance of a traditional ground file, an electropolished file, and a thermally treatedExpand
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