03Dec 2018


  • Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Yenepoya Dental College, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University), Deralakatte, Mangalore ? 575018.
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The purpose of root end filling is to establish a seal between the root canal space and periradicular tissues. Almost every available dental restorative material has been used as root end filling material. Unlike the orthograde root canal filling materials root end filling materials are placed in direct contact with the vital periapical tissues. So thus the tissue responses of these materials become important and may influence the outcome of surgical endodontic treatment. This article reviews different root-end filling materials and compare their biocompatibility, sealing ability, anti-bacterial effects and microleakage.

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[Nima Syam, S. Vidhyadhara Shetty and K. Harish S.Shetty. (2018); RETROGRADE FILLING MATERIALS AND RECENT ADVANCES: A LITERATURE REVIEW. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 6 (12). 255-261] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Nima Syam
Post Graduate MDS


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/8137       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/8137

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