Camilleri J1, Gandolfi MG.
Int Endod J. 2010 Jan;43(1):21-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2591.2009.01621.x.AIM: To identify the suitable ratio of alternative radiopacifiers to impart the necessary radiopacity to calcium silicate cements (CSC) and assess the purity of the radiopacifying agents.METHODOLOGY: Alternative radiopacifying materials for incorporation into CSC included barium sulphate, titanium oxide, zinc oxide, gold powder and silver/tin alloy. The chemical composition of the alternative radipacifying materials and bismuth oxide, which is used in mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA), was determined using energy dispersive X-ray analysis. Read More