Date: 01/2013
Journal: JOE

Available evidence suggests that apical periodontitis (AP) is associated with increased levels of some systemic inflammatory mediators in humans. Untreated AP may have a pro-atherogenic effect with a potential role in patient’s global vascular risk. Suggests AP may contribute to systemic inflammation, and not be localized to the lesion

Date: 01/2013
Journal: JOE

The results of this study indicate that when either of these materials is used for perforation repairs, pulp capping, or as an apical barrier, wait at least 36 hours for MTA to set and even longer to allow ESRRM to set before continuing either endodontic or restorative procedures.