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VOLUME 18 , ISSUE 7 ( July, 2017 ) > List of Articles


Sealing Ability of Esthetic Post and Core Systems

Thamer Almohareb

Citation Information : Almohareb T. Sealing Ability of Esthetic Post and Core Systems. J Contemp Dent Pract 2017; 18 (7):627-632.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10024-2096

Published Online: 01-11-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; The Author(s).



To review the literature on the sealing ability of esthetic post systems with different cementation techniques.


An important factor for successful root canal treatment is the development of a coronal seal to the treated root canal system.

Review result

The current literature describes promising results using fiber posts with a dual-cure, self-etch resin cement system. However, none of the published results describe a post system or cementation technique that achieved a homogeneous and tight coronal seal.


Fiber post systems appear to be favorable alternatives to metallic or ceramic post systems. Furthermore, dual-cure, self-etch resin cement systems represent superior alternatives to other cement systems.

Clinical significance

The clinician should be aware of the differences between various post systems and different cement systems to select and apply the most appropriate post and cement in each clinical situation.

How to cite this article

Almohareb T. Sealing Ability of Esthetic Post and Core Systems. J Contemp Dent Pract 2017;18(7):627-632.

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