Periapical microsurgery: an in vivo evaluation of endodontic root-end filling materials.

  title={Periapical microsurgery: an in vivo evaluation of endodontic root-end filling materials.},
  author={Peter Zahi Tawil and M. Trope and Alice E Curran and Daniel J. Caplan and Anna Kirakozova and D r. John M. Duggan and Fabricio Teixeira},
  journal={Journal of endodontics},
  volume={35 3},
The purpose of this study was to assess the healing of periapical tissues using three different materials (IRM [L.D. Caulk Inc, Dentsply International Inc, Milford, DE], Geristore [Den-Mat, Santa Maria, CA], and MTA [ProRoot MTA; Dentsply Tulsa Dental Specialties, Tulsa, OK]) after endodontic microsurgery in an animal model. Using beagle dogs as a study model, 48 bicuspids were accessed, instrumented, and intentionally infected. The surgical procedures were performed after 30 days following the… CONTINUE READING


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