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Endodontic Repair Filling Materials: A Review Article.
British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research (2014)
  • Ahmed A. Madfa

The emergence of Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) as endodontic repair filling material has generated a lot of interest due to its superior sealing ability and biocompatibility. Although MTA possesses superior sealing ability to traditional endodontic repair filling materials, such as calcium hydroxide, but it has poor handling characteristics. A novel endodontic repair filling materials with similar chemical composition, but improved handling characteristics, was recently developed. Recently, BioAggregate repair filling materials is claimed as biocompatible material and promotes cementogenesis and forms a hermetic seal inside the root canal. More recently, Biodentine and EndoSequence endodontic repair materials introduced to the market. Both materials have recommended for perforation repair, apical surgery, apical plug, and pulp capping. This article focused about physical properties of endodontic repair filling materials.

  • Dentistry; endodontic repair filling materials; calcium hydroxide; mineral trioxide aggregate; biodentine; EndoSequence; BioAggregate.
Publication Date
Winter March 13, 2014
Publisher Statement
© 2014 Madfa et al.; This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Information
Ahmed A. Madfa. "Endodontic Repair Filling Materials: A Review Article." British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research Vol. 4 Iss. 16 (2014)
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