EC Dental Science

Research Article Volume 21 Issue 12 - 2022

New Era of Endodontic Materials: Bioceramics

Mohamed Hany Ahmad Fouad1*, Duaa Matooq ALYahya2, Asim Abdulrahman M Alqarni2, Raed Abdullah Alshahrani2, Maher Marwan Aref2, Abed Mohamed Abduljawad2, Abdulaziz Abdullah Alshahrani2, zohair Ali Alghamdi2, Saleh Mohammed Alegayel2, Abdulrahman Abdulghani Sarhan2, Majed Abdullah Alrudayan2, Moayad Eyad Nasser2, Mahmoud Adel Slaghour2, Ahmad Saeed Balubaid3 and Zyad Emad Almasri4

1Cairo University, Saudi Arabia

2Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia

3King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

4Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Mohamed Hany Ahmad Fouad, Professor of Restorative Dentistry, Registered in Saudi Commission for Health Specialties as Consultant, Saudi Arabia.
Received: October 28, 2022; Published: Novemver 07, 2022

Introduction: With the advent of new techniques and technological advances, the field of Endodontics is constantly changing. Advances in endodontic material sciences play a major role in exponential growth in endodontic practice. Bio-ceramic-based materials are one of the recent advancements introduced in the field of endodontics that have changed the face of endodontic practices. Ceramics are non-metallic and inorganic materials made by the firing of raw minerals at high temperatures. Bio-ceramics are metal oxides biocompatible in nature and with enhanced sealing ability, antibacterial and antifungal activity applied for use in medicine and dentistry. Because of their excellent physicochemical and biocompatible property, they are widely used in endodontic applications. One of the key abilities of bioceramic material is to encourage the regeneration of natural tissues or function as human tissues or resorb over a period of time. In the past 20 years, a number of major advances have been made in the field of bioactive ceramics, particularly used for endodontic treatment. They have a wide variety of applications such as root canal sealers, cements, root repair materials, and canal filling materials and possess the advantages of increased biocompatibility, enhanced root strength after obturation, sealing ability, and antibacterial properties. Therefore in this way, new bioceramic materials have shown to overcome some of the major limitations of previous generations of endodontic materials.

Aim of the Study: The aim of the present literature review is to understand the concept of new bioceramic materials introduced in the field of endodontics and their different application.

Methodology: The present study is the comprehensive research of PUBMED since the year 2005 to 2015.

Conclusion: The application of bioceramic material in the field of endodontics technology has changed both surgical and non-surgical treatment. These materials provide a promising direction for the preservation of patients' teeth. Hence, this is the reason that most of the current bioceramic materials have rapidly gained popularity in clinical applications because of their Physicochemical and biological properties. However, certain disadvantages still exist when considering the requirement for an ideal material used in endodontics. Therefore, the currently available bioceramic materials need to be further modified and developed to overcome the few remaining drawbacks. MTA is the standard, long-standing bioceramic material used in the field of endodontics. Advances in these materials have constantly tried to overcome the drawback of MTA and improve its properties, as a result of which bioceramics materials are now widely used both in endodontics and restorative dentistry. Thorough knowledge of these new bioactive materials is necessary to ensure the selection of the most suitable material in different clinical situations.


Keywords: Bioceramic Sealers; MTA; Biodentine

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Mohamed Hany Ahmad Fouad., et al. “New Era of Endodontic Materials: Bioceramics”. EC Dental Science  21.12 (2022): 03-11.