head JofIMAB
Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2022, vol. 28, issue2
Subject Area: Dental Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2022282.4371
Published online: 25 May 2022

Review article
J of IMAB. 2022 Apr-Jun;28(2):4371-4376
Irina Tsenova-IlievaORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Violeta DogandzhiyskaORCID logo, Emilia KarovaORCID logo,
Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria.

Background: Removal of the root canal filling material in the course of the endodontic retreatment is achieved by the use of various instruments and techniques.
Purpose: The aim of this article is to systematically analyze published in vitro investigations over a five-year period of time (2018-2022), assessing the efficacy of the XP-Endo Finisher R file as a supplementary approach in orthograde endodontic retreatment.
Materials and methods: The literature data was acquired through PubMed - MEDLINE, The Cochrane Library and Science Direct database and hand web search, then the articles were assessed by three independent reviewers.
Results: An overall number of eighteen papers out of 108 titles met the eligibility criteria and were finally chosen for quantitative synthesis. Most of the studies affirmed the effectiveness of XP-Endo Finisher R by means of microcomputed tomography. Shaping with the file is not able to guarantee root canal walls free of remnants.
Conclusions: XP-Endo Finisher-R is an effective supplementary approach in endodontic retreatment procedures. Nonetheless, it is rarely reported to achieve the complete removal of the root canal filling material. Micro-CT is a reliable, non-invasive analytical tool that can accurately measure the volume and the percentage of the remaining root canal fillings.

Keywords: XP-endo finisher R, retreatment, supplementary, removal, root filling material, remnant/s,

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Please cite this article as: Tsenova-Ilieva I, Dogandzhiyska V, Karova E. Analysis of the effectiveness of XP-Endo Finisher R in orthograde endodontic retreatment. J of IMAB. 2022 Jan-Mar;28(1):4371-4376. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2022282.4371

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Irina Tsenova-Ilieva, Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia; 1, St Georgi Sofiiski blvd., 1413 Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail: irinatsenova@yahoo.com

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Received: 20 April 2022
Published online: 25 May 2022

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