Abstract: MTA – A Comprehensive Literature Review
Mineral trioxide aggregate: A comprehensive literature review – Part III: Clinical applications, drawbacks, and mechanism of action.
Parirokh M, Torabinejad M. Mineral trioxide aggregate: a comprehensive review of literature – Part III: clinical applications, drawbacks and mechanism of action. J Endod 2010;36:400-413.
Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) has been recommended for various uses in endodontics. Two previous publications provided a comprehensive list of articles from November 1993-September 2009 regarding the chemical and physical properties, sealing ability, antibacterial activity, leakage, and biocompatibility of MTA. The purpose of Part III of this literature review is to present a comprehensive list of articles regarding animal studies, clinical applications, drawbacks, and mechanism of action of MTA.