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Endodontic applications of cone-beam volumetric tomography.
The ability to assess an area of interest in 3 dimensions might benefit both novice and experienced clinicians alike. High-resolution limited cone-beam volumetric tomography (CBVT) has been designedExpand
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Epidemiological evaluation of the outcomes of nonsurgical root canal treatment in a large cohort of insured dental patients.
Selected outcomes following initial nonsurgical root canal treatment (NSRCT) procedures were retrospectively assessed using an insurance company database of 110,766 nonsurgical root canal proceduresExpand
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An in vitro evaluation of the accuracy of the root ZX in the presence of various irrigants.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of the Root ZX in vitro in the presence of a variety of endodontic irrigants. The in vitro model, described by Donnelly, consisted ofExpand
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Clinical outcomes of artificial root-end barriers with mineral trioxide aggregate in teeth with immature apices.
The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of ProRoot mineral trioxide aggregate used as an artificial apical barrier in teeth with immature apices. Twenty teethExpand
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Effect of selected accelerants on the physical properties of mineral trioxide aggregate and Portland cement.
To decrease setting time by a clinically significant amount, classic Portland cement accelerators (calcium chloride, calcium nitrite/nitrate, and calcium formate) were added to gray and white mineralExpand
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The sealing ability and retention characteristics of mineral trioxide aggregate in a model of apexification.
Treatment of the immature pulpless tooth presents both an endodontic and restorative challenge. A more favorable long-term prognosis may be achieved with a mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA)Expand
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Post retention: the effect of sequence of post-space preparation, cementation time, and different sealers.
Many endodontic sealers contain constituents that have been shown to inhibit the polymerization of resin cements. This may be important when prefabricated posts are cemented at the same appointmentExpand
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Evaluation of ultrasonically placed MTA and fracture resistance with intracanal composite resin in a model of apexification.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether intracoronal delivery of an apical barrier of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) placed ultrasonically, non-ultrasonically, or ultrasonically with theExpand
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A retrospective study comparing clinical outcomes after obturation with Resilon/Epiphany or Gutta-Percha/Kerr sealer.
The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the treatment outcome of root canal systems obturated with gutta-percha and Kerr Pulp Canal Sealer compared with Resilon and Epiphany sealer.Expand
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The incidence of mechanical allodynia in patients with irreversible pulpitis.
The mechanisms of odontogenic pain are complex and incompletely understood. Cases of irreversible pulpitis are thought to represent a localized inflammatory response to bacterial challenge in dentalExpand
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