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Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2023, 4(8); doi: 10.25236/AJMHS.2023.040815.

Effectiveness of MTA and Biodentine for Pulpotomy of Molars: A Meta-Analysis


Cheng Mengke1,2, Chen Yilei1,2, Liu Jia1,2

Corresponding Author:
Liu Jia

1The First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University (Affiliated Stomatology Hospital), Urumqi, China

2Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Institute of Stomatology, Urumqi, China


To systematically evaluate the efficacy of inorganic trioxide aggregate (MTA) and Biodentine in pulpotomy of mastoid molars. PubMed, The Cochrane Library, Embase, Scopus, CNKI, and WanFang databases were searched for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of the efficacy of MTA and Biodentine in molar pulpotomy in English only, with a search period ending in September 2022, and outcome indicators including clinical success and imaging success rates. A meta-analysis was performed according to the Cochrane systematic review using Revman 5.3 software. A total of 9 studies with 450 teeth were included. Meta-analysis results showed no statistically significant differences in clinical success rates and imaging success rates at 6, 12, and 24 months in the MTA group compared with the Biodentine group. There were no significant differences in clinical success and imaging success rates between MTA and Biodentine compared to molar pulpotomy, and no one material was superior to the other, and the above conclusions need to be validated by a large number of RCTs due to the quality and number of studies.


inorganic trioxide complex; Biodentine; endodontic resection; systematic evaluation

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Cheng Mengke, Chen Yilei, Liu Jia. Effectiveness of MTA and Biodentine for Pulpotomy of Molars: A Meta-Analysis. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2023) Vol. 4, Issue 8: 91-98. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2023.040815.


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