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Comparative safety of various intracanal irrigation systems.
The objective of this project was to evaluate the safety of various intracanal irrigation systems by measuring the apical extrusion of irrigant. Twenty-two single canal, extracted mature teeth wereExpand
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Dens evaginatus: literature review, pathophysiology, and comprehensive treatment regimen.
Dens evaginatus (DE) is an uncommon dental anomaly, having been well documented since 1925. It occurs primarily in people of Asian descent and is exhibited by protrusion of a tubercle from occlusalExpand
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A Comparison of Coronal Tooth Discoloration Elicited by Various Endodontic Reparative Materials.
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to evaluate coronal tooth discoloration of ProRoot MTA (Dentsply Tulsa Dental, Johnson City, TN), white ProRoot MTA, EndoSequence Root Repair MaterialExpand
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The sealing ability of injection-molded thermoplasticized gutta-percha with and without the use of sealers.
This in vitro study evaluated the need for verticalcompaction and the need for sealer when using an injection-molded thermoplasticized gutta-percha technique in straight canals. Seventy-two extractedExpand
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Torsional properties of nickel-titanium versus stainless steel endodontic files.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the torsional properties of stainless steel K-type .02 taper and nickel-titanium U-type .02 and .04 taper instruments. Torsion tests wereExpand
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The effect of insertion rates on fill length and adaptation of a thermoplasticized gutta-percha technique.
The purpose of this in vivo study was to determine the effect of the insertion rate of a thermoplasticized gutta-percha obturation technique (Thermafil Plus) on the quality of the root canalExpand
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Comparison of autoclaving effects on torsional deformation and fracture resistance of three innovative endodontic file systems.
INTRODUCTION Recent innovative manufacturing techniques have produced nickel-titanium (NiTi) rotary instruments with reports of superior properties compared with standard NiTi files. These includeExpand
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Use of a hydroxylapatite-based material and calcium sulfate as artificial floors to repair furcal perforations.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate a hydroxylapatite-based material and calcium sulfate when each was used under a resin-modified glass ionomer cement to repair furcationExpand
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Evaluation of pigmented intraorifice barriers in endodontically treated teeth.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of three pigmented glass ionomer cements used as intraorifice barriers to prevent coronal microleakage. One hundred ten extractedExpand
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Evaluation of 4 Different Irrigating Systems for Apical Extrusion of Sodium Hypochlorite.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to evaluate NaOCl apical extrusion by using negative apical pressure (EndoVac), sonic agitation (EndoActivator), side-vented needle (Max-i-Probe), and photonExpand
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