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Title Mineral Trioxide Aggregate is not Superior than Super Ethoxy-Benzoic Acid as Root-End Filling Materials in Endodontic Microsurgery
Clinical Question Is MTA superior compared to Super-EBA as a root-end filling material during endodontic microsurgery?
Clinical Bottom Line No significant difference in the clincial outcomes of endodontic microsurgery when Super-EBA and MTA were used as root-end filling materials.
Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link)
PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type
(level of evidence)
#1) 22703646Song/2012260 teeth eligible for endodontic microsurgeryCohort randomized controlled study
Key resultsThe success rate of 95.6% (86/90 teeth) for MTA and 93.1% (95/102 teeth) for Super EBA. The statistical analysis of the success rate results did not show any significant difference between the groups (P=.472).
Evidence Search MTA and Super EBA
Comments on
The Evidence
The study was done with adequate number of subjects under randomized controlled study.
Applicability MTA and Super-EBA can be applied to root-end endodontic surgery patients.
Specialty/Discipline (Endodontics) (General Dentistry)
Keywords MTA and Super-EBA
ID# 2310
Date of submission: 08/03/2012spacer
E-mail kimj8@livemail.uthscsa.edu
Author Jongsung Kim
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Faculty mentor/Co-author Fabricio Teixeira, DDS, MS, PhD
Faculty mentor/Co-author e-mail fabricio-teixeira@uiowa.edu
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