MTA versus Biodentine: Review of Literature with a Comparative AnalysisCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Mandeep Kaur,
Senior Lecturer, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics,
Gian Sagar Dental College and Hospital, Ramnagar, Patiala-147001, Punjab, India.
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
An ideal dental repair material should possess certain exclusive properties such as adequate adhesive ability, insolubility, dimensional stability, biocompatibility, bioactivity etc. New materials claiming better performance are continuously being introduced in the market to optimize the care of dental patients. Biodentine has been recently introduced as the “the first all-in-one, bioactive and biocompatible material for damaged dentin replacement”. Manufacturers claim that Biodentine has noticeably shorter setting time in contrast to other silicate cements such as Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) and also has better mechanical and handling properties. This article is aimed to compare the properties of MTA and Biodentine analyzing the research work done in this field so far by various researchers all across the globe.
Adhesive ability, Biological properties, Mechanical properties
Mandeep Kaur, Harpreet Singh, Jaidev Singh Dhillon, Munish Batra, Meenu Saini. MTA VERSUS BIODENTINE: REVIEW OF LITERATURE WITH A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 August [cited: 2017 Oct 24 ]; 11:ZG01-ZG05. Available from
Date of Submission: Dec 05, 2016
Date of Peer Review:Feb 07, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Jun 08, 2017
Date of Publishing: Aug 01, 2017
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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