Day: November 22, 2019

In vitro osteogenic/dentinogenic potential of an experimental calcium aluminosilicate cement

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Calcium aluminosilicate cements are fast-setting, acid-resistant, bioactive cements that may be used as root-repair materials. This study examined the osteogenic/dentinogenic potential of an experimental calcium aluminosilicate cement (Quick-Set) by using a murine odontoblast-like cell model. METHODS: Quick-Set and white ProRoot MTA (WMTA) were mixed with the proprietary gel or deionized water, allowed to […]

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In vitro biocompatibility and oxidative stress profiles of different hydraulic calcium silicate cements

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: MTA Plus is a new calcium silicate cement with unknown cytotoxicity characteristics. The objectives of this study were to examine the effect of MTA Plus on the viability, apoptosis/necrosis profile, and oxidative stress levels of rat odontoblastlike cells. METHODS: MDPC-23 cells were exposed to gray and white MTA Plus (GMTAP, WMTAP), gray and […]

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X-ray diffraction analysis of MTA-Plus, MTA-Angelus and DiaRoot BioAggregate

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to investigate and compare the crystalline structures of recently released MTA Plus (MTAP), MTA Angelus (MTA-A), DiaRoot BioAggregate (BA) by X-ray diffraction (XRD) analysis. METHODS: Phase analysis was carried out on powder and set forms of tested materials. The powder specimens placed into sample holders that were […]

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Push-out bond strength of MTA with antiwashout gel or resins

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: This study’s aim was to make an assessment of the push-out bond strength of four MTA-based formulations for use as root-end filling materials. METHODS: MTA Plus mixed with (i) water (‘MTA-W’); (ii) a proprietary water-based antiwashout gel (‘MTA-AW’); (iii) Superbond C&B chemically curing resin (‘MTA-Chem’); and (iv) Heliobond light-curing resin (‘MTA-Light’) was tested. […]

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Evaluation of compressive strength of hydraulic silicate-based root-end filling materials

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Hydraulic silicate cements such as mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) have many clinical advantages. Newer hydraulic silicate materials have been developed that improve on the limitations of mineral trioxide aggregate such as the long setting time and difficult handling characteristics. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of saline and fetal […]

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Ion release, porosity, solubility, and bioactivity of MTA Plus tricalcium silicate

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to evaluate MTA Plus (Prevest Denpro Limited, Jammu, India, for Avalon Biomed Inc) material’s properties, namely calcium release, the pH change, solubility, water sorption, porosity, surface morphology, and apatiteforming ability after immersion in simulated body fluid. METHODS: Two tricalcium silicate powders (MTA Plus and ProRoot MTA; Dentsply […]

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Marginal Adaptation Evaluation of Biodentine and MTA Plus in “Open Sandwich” Class II Restorations

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: This study aimed at evaluation of two different commercially available calcium silicate materials (Biodentine and mineral trioxide aggregate [MTA] Plus) used as dentin substitute. METHODS: Sixty Class II cavities were prepared in extracted mandibular third molars, with margins extending 1 mm below the cementum-enamel junction. The samples were divided into three groups on […]

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The effect of root dentin conditioning protocols on the push-out bond strength of three calcium silicate sealers

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: The objective was to compare the effects of irrigation protocols on the push-out bond strength of calcium silicate materials at two different time periods (7-days and 3-months). METHODS: Root canals (n=300) were irrigated with one of the following (n=60): group 1 (3% NaOCl–17% EDTA); group 2 (17% EDTA–3% NaOCl); group 3 (1:1 mixture […]

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Biocompatibility and bioactivity of calcium silicate based endodontic sealers in human dental pulp cells

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) is a calcium silicate-based material. New sealers have been developed based on calcium silicate as MTA Fillapex and MTA Plus. The aim of this study was to evaluate biocompatibility and bioactivity of these two calcium silicate-based sealers in culture of humandental pulp cells (hDPCs). METHODS: The cells were isolated […]

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Osteogenic and Angiogenic Response to Calcium Silicate-based Endodontic Sealers

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Calcium silicate-based endodontic sealers are reported to favor the regeneration of periradicular tissues, a process requiring concerted osteogenic and angiogenic events. This study compared 4 calcium silicate-based sealers for the effects of their extracts on osteogenic and angiogenic cell behavior. METHODS: Extracts from ProRoot MTA (Dentsply Tulsa Dental, Tulsa, OK), MTA Plus (Prevest […]

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NeoMTA Plus is a stainproof, tricalcium silicate-based bioactive cement that can be used universally for vital pulp and other endodontic indications in primary and permanent teeth. NeoMTA Plus is a bioceramic cement that triggers the healing process. With NeoMTA Plus, general dentists, pediatric dentists, and endodontists now have a superior and reasonably priced bioceramic. Dentists praise the multi-use NeoMTA Plus because it mixes more smoothly, is easier to dispense and the unique gel enables more stable placement, washout resistance and faster clinical setting.

New, stain-free light color:

Ideal for pediatric dentistry—won’t discolor teeth
Liquids such as sodium hypochlorite won’t cause discoloration

Multiple indications:

Pulp-capping to base/liner
Pulpotomies to apexification
Sealer to perforation repair
Root-end filling to resorption

Non-cytotoxic

Inhibits bacterial growth* *Tested in vitro. Not a disinfectant

Grey MTA Plus is a bioceramic tricalcium silicate-based Dental Cement, which is slightly more radiopaque than (white) MTA. The light silvery color of MTA Plus is visible during placement. Grey MTA Plus is indicated for both Vital Pulp Therapy and Endodontic procedures. General dentists and endodontists praise the multi-use Grey MTA Plus because it mixes more smoothly and is easier to dispense. The unique gel enables more stable placement, washout resistance and faster clinical setting.

Multiple indications:

Pulp-capping to Base/Liner
Pulpotomies to Apexification
Sealer to Perforation Repair
Root-end Filling to Resorption

New, light grey color:

More radiopaque than the leading white MTAs
Visible for precise placement
Inhibits bacterial growth in vitro of Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Enterococcus faecalis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Non-cytotoxic

Better mixing, handling and placement:

Finer powder mixes more easily and smoothly
Dispense as little as 0.1 gm
Unique gel for stable placement
Washout resistant
No special equipment required

Smart, convenient packaging:

Protects fine powder in desiccant-lined bottle
Easy to dispense powder as needed
Dropper-tip gel bottle minimizes waste