Micro-CT evaluation of voids using two root filling techniques in the placement of MTA in mesial root canals of Vertucci type II configuration

Keleş A., Torabinejad M., Keskin C., Sah D., UZUN İ., Alcin H.

CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS, vol.22, no.5, pp.1907-1913, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00784-017-2282-0
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1907-1913
  • Keywords: Micro-computed tomography scanning, Mineral trioxide aggregate, Root canal filling, Ultrasonics, Warm vertical compaction, MINERAL TRIOXIDE AGGREGATE, HARD-TISSUE DEBRIS, MANDIBULAR 1ST MOLAR, COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY, PERMANENT TEETH, IN-VITRO, ISTHMUS, MAXILLARY, POSITION, ANATOMY
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


Objective The present study aims to compare two mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) placement techniques, manual compaction and ultrasonic activation of manually compacted MTA, with warm vertical compaction (WVC) for orthograde obturation of mesial root canals of mandibular first molars showing Vertucci type II root canal configuration.