Research Article
Volume 19 Issue 10 - 2020
In Vitro Comparative Evaluation of Depth of Tubular Penetration of Three Different Root Canal Sealers Using CLSM
Deepti Jain*, Hemant Asrani, Sanjeev Kunhappan, Priya Saboo and Pooja Jain
Department of Conservative Dentistry, Government Dental College, Raipur, CG, India
*Corresponding Author: Deepti Jain, Department of Conservative Dentistry, Government Dental College, Raipur, CG, India.
Received: March 14, 2020; Published: September 24, 2020


Aim: To evaluate and compare the penetrability of three different sealers AH plus, EndoREZ and Endosequence Bioceramic sealer into radicular dentinal tubules using a confocal laser scanning microscope.

Materials and Methods: 60 extracted, human, single rooted mandibular premolars were selected and decoronated at the cemento-enamel junction. All samples were instrumented to apical size F3 (#30), irrigated with 3% sodium hypochlorite and 17% ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid. A final rinse will be performed by using 5 ml of distilled water. Samples were divided into 3 groups. All the sealers were mixed with Rhodamine B Isothiocyanate fluorescent dye and placed along the entire length of the canal and canals were obturated with cold lateral compaction technique. All samples were sectioned to obtain 3 segments and were examined with confocal laser scanning microscope.

Statistical Analysis Used: One way ANOVA and Tukey Post hoc Test.

Result and Conclusion: The maximum sealer penetration was seen in all sections of group 2 (Bioceramic group) while least penetration was seen in group 3 (EndoREZ group).

Keywords: AH Plus; EndoREZ; Endosequence Bioceramic Sealer; CLSM; Tubule Penetration


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