microleakage

microleakage

 [mi″kro-lēk´aj]
leakage of minute amounts of fluids, debris, and microorganisms through the microscopic space between a dental restoration or its cement and the adjacent surface of the cavity preparation; it may progress through the dentin into the pulp.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mi·cro·leak·age

(mīkrō-lēkăj)
Passage of microorganisms and saliva-borne constituents through the interstices between the sides of a cavity preparation and a restoration, due to incomplete sealing of the interface.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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However, no data is available regarding the apical microleakage of MTA Fillapex.
Light cure resin reinforced GIC was also successfully tried as a retrograde filling, it showed least microleakage due to less moisture sensitivity, less curing shrinkage, better adhesion than conventional GIC.
In vitro study to compare the coronal microleakage of Tempit UltraF, Tempit, IRM, and Cavit by using the fluid transport model.
Perfomance of Brazilian and imported glass ionomer cements used in Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) regarding microleakage in primary molars.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate in vitro microleakage behavior of several one bottle adhesives and a conventional primer/adhesive system utilizing the universal hybrid composite Amelogen (Ultradent Products, Inc.).
Its location is close to the clinical crown and consequently is very likely to develop or continue microleakage from the coronal restorations into the space.
Results demonstrated that furcation perforation repaired with biodentine showed decreased microleakage when compared with that of ProRoot MTA and bone cement as shown in Table 1.
In the present in-vitro study, microleakage was evaluated in deep class II composite fillings, restored with three different restorative techniques.
Comparing microleakage in root canals obturated with nanosilver coated gutta-percha to standard gutta-percha by two different methods.