Mineral trioxide aggregate: Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) was developed for use as a dental root repair material by Dr. Mahmoud Torabinejad, DMD, MSD, PhD Professor and Director of Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Endodontics at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and was formulated from commercial Portland cement combined with bismuth oxide powder for radiopacity.Silicate: A silicate is a compound containing an anionic silicon compound. The great majority of silicates are oxides, but hexafluorosilicate ([SiF6]2−) and other anions are also included.Phoenix abscess: A phoenix abscess is a dental abscess that can occur immediately following root canal treatment. Another cause is due to untreated necrotic pulp (chronic apical periodontitis).Sodium aluminateElectronic apex locator: 200px|right|thumbPost and core: A post and core (colloquially known as a "post" or "dental post") is a type of dental restorationTrioxide: A trioxide is a compound with three oxygen atoms. For metals with the M2O3 formula there are several common structures.
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