root canal filling


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root canal filling

a material placed in the pulp canal of a tooth to seal the space previously occupied by the dental pulp. See also canal obturation.
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Mineral trioxide aggregate as a root canal filling material in reimplanted teeth.
The quality of root canal fillings is generally evaluated using two-dimensional radiographs, (19) leakage models, (1, 5) and cross-sectional methods.
Teeth with broken roots, serious defects, and root canal fillings, posts, and crown restorations and teeth with signs of root resorption were excluded from the study.
In time, the concept of modifying root canal preparations to facilitate the placement of root canal fillings became part of the accepted endodontic practice, but the methods employed for these procedures remained, for the most part, unrelated both to the true anatomy of root canal systems and to the physical nature of the materials with which the root canals were presumed to be filled (2).
The root canal filling 0 to 2 mm from the radiographic apex was considered acceptable.
2 Gm Syringe Calcium Hgydroxide Root Canal Filling Material With Iodoform Paste.
A systematic review of root canal filling materials for deciduous teeth: is there an alternative for zinc oxide-eugenol?
Under extension of root canal filling material may be caused by failure to fit the master gutta-percha point accurately.
Most widely accepted root canal filling material is gutta-percha (GP) in conjunction with a variety of sealers.
11 Clearly, appropriate measures for the control and prevention of infection are essential to maximize the success of retreatment; including strict asepsis, complete chemomechanical preparation using antimicrobial irrigants, intracanal medication, adequate root canal filling, and proper coronal sealing.