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VOLUME 14 , ISSUE 1 ( January-February, 2013 ) > List of Articles

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Sealing Ability of Various Restorative Materials as Coronal Barriers between Endodontic Appointments

Zalilah Tapsir, Hany Mohamed Aly Ahmed, Norhayati Luddin, Adam Husein

Citation Information : Tapsir Z, Ahmed HM, Luddin N, Husein A. Sealing Ability of Various Restorative Materials as Coronal Barriers between Endodontic Appointments. J Contemp Dent Pract 2013; 14 (1):47-50.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10024-1268

Published Online: 01-02-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Aim

To evaluate and compare the microleakage of various restorative materials used as coronal barriers between endodontic appointments.

Materials and methods

Eighty extracted human permanent posterior teeth were prepared for standardized access cavities with dimensions of 4 × 4 × 4 mm. The teeth were then randomly divided into four groups; Kalzinol, Caviton, GC Fuji IX and GC Fuji II LC. After incubation, the samples were immersed in 2% methylene blue for 7 days. The depth of penetration was measured using a digital macroscope after longitudinal sectioning of each tooth. Kruskal-Wallis (p < 0.05) and multiple Mann-Whitney test with Bonferroni correction (p < 0.008) were used for data analysis.

Results

The degree of microleakage varied at the material/ tooth interface among the test materials, and the difference was statistically significant (p < 0.05). GC Fuji II LC group showed the least median microleakage value (0.8105 ± 0.305), followed by Caviton (1.1885 ± 0.396), GC Fuji IX (3.3985 ± 0.305) and Kalzinol (4.161 ± 0.853).

Conclusion

Within the limitations of this study, GC Fuji II LC exhibited the best marginal seal, and has the potential to be used as a suitable coronal barrier between endodontic appointments.

Clinical significance

Given the prime importance that dental practitioners should thoroughly restore any tooth with a suitable coronal barrier between endodontic appointments, this study shows that Fuji II LC has the ability to maintain a hermetic seal for 7 days.

How to cite this article

Tapsir Z, Ahmed HMA, Luddin N, Husein A. Sealing Ability of Various Restorative Materials as Coronal Barriers between Endodontic Appointments. J Contemp Dent Pract 2013;14(1):47-50.


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