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14 May 2023: Clinical Research

A Scanning Electron Microscopy Study Comparing 3 Obturation Techniques to Seal Dentin to Root Canal Bioceramic Sealer in 30 Freshly Extracted Mandibular Second Premolars

Nuha S. Alghamdi 1ABEFG , Ruaa A. Alamoudi 2ABCEG , Suheel Manzoor Baba 1ABDEG* , Khurshid Mattoo 3ACDEF , Rushdiyah H. Abu Hawi 4BDEF , Wejdan Nasser Ali 4BDEF , Nouf Mohammed Hassan Almadhlami 4ABCDEF , Alya Mohammed Ahmed Lahiq 4BCEF

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.940599

Med Sci Monit 2023; 29:e940599

Table 1 Comparative differences in mean interval voids at different cross-sections of the root within each group.

Root sections and groupsGap width mean μm±SDOne-way ANOVATukey HSD
F valueP valuePairwise comparisonP value
SCTApical5.43±0.163.4780.219SCT – CLCTNS
Middle5.28±0.20SCT – CWTNS
Coronal5.73±0.24CWT – CLCTNS
CLCTApical3.64±0.160.0591.103SCT – CLCTNS
Middle3.42±0.13SCT – CWTNS
Coronal3.54±0.34CWT – CLCTNS
CWTApical3.02±0.191.3690.198SCT – CLCTNS
Middle2.95±0.14SCT – CWTNS
Coronal2.76±0.15CWT – CLCTNS
SD – standard deviation; SCT – single cone technique; CLCT – cold lateral compaction technique; CWT – continuous wave technique; F – variation between samples; P – probability. Level of significance: NS (non-significant)=P≥0.05;
* Significant=P
All differences made at the probability (p) value of ≤0.05.

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