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Carrier-based Root Canal Filling Materials: A Literature Review.
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PMID:  24309366     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A review of the literature on the use of carrier based obturation materials focusing on Thermafil and Resilon based obturator (RealSeal 1) are presented in this article. The review addressed the history, apical leakage, coronal leakage, biocompatibility, sealing ability and clinical success of Thermafil and RealSeal 1. Based on the studies gathered, this review concluded that both treatment techniques (Thermafil and RealSeal 1) did not provide excellent apical sealing ability. More research should be done to try to overcome their main drawback, its sealing ability. Keywords: Thermafil, RealSeal, Resilon, Obturator, Sealing ability. How to cite this article: Al-Kahtani AM. Carrier-based Root Canal Filling Materials: A Literature Review. J Contemp Dent Pract 2013;14(4):777-783. Source of support: Nil Conflict of interest: None declared.
Authors:
Ahmed Mubarak Al-Kahtani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-07-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of contemporary dental practice     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1526-3711     ISO Abbreviation:  J Contemp Dent Pract     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-12-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101090552     Medline TA:  J Contemp Dent Pract     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  777-83     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Affiliation:
Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, e-mail: endodontic@hotmail.com.
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