Aust Endod J 2021 Sep 9. Epub 2021 Sep 9.
Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
This systematic review (PROSPERO - CRD42020150722) was performed to answer the following question: Does the use of chelating agents affect the dislodgment resistance of epoxy resin-based root canal sealers? A search was conducted in PubMed, EMBASE, Scopus, LILACS and Web of Science, hand searching of two endodontic journals and grey literature until September 2020. Extracted data included: teeth used, sample size, root canal preparation, irrigant, chelating solution, neutralisation solution, type of resin-based sealer and obturation approach, storage method and duration, root third and slice thickness, plunger dimension and loading direction and the push-out testing parameters and values. The search retrieved a total of 2. Read More