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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2023, 5(4); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2023.050411.

Influencing factors and detection methods of microleakage in root canal therapy


Tingting Guo1,2, Fanqi Meng1,2, Jin Zhao1,2

Corresponding Author:
Jin Zhao

1Department of Dentistry and Dentistry, First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University (Affiliated Stomatological Hospital), Urumqi, 830054, China

2Institute of Stomatology of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Urumqi, 830054, China


Root canal therapy is a common and effective method to treat pulp and periapical diseases. Thorough root canal disinfection, good root canal shaping, perfect crown seal and apical seal are the keys to successful root canal treatment. The failure of root canal treatment can be attributed to the microleakage of bacteria and other irritants into the root canal and periapical tissues when the root canal system is not tightly filled. This paper will discuss the influencing factors of microleakage in root canal therapy and the research progress of microleakage detection methods.


root canal therapy, temporary sealing material, microleakage detection

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Tingting Guo, Fanqi Meng, Jin Zhao. Influencing factors and detection methods of microleakage in root canal therapy. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2023), Vol. 5, Issue 4: 67-73. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2023.050411.


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