The main cause of endodontic failure is the persistence of microorganisms that cause an intra-radicular or extra-radicular infection and that become resistant to disinfection measures.1 The VDW.1Seal Bioceramic Sealer provides a pH value (≥12) which has shown to have an antimicrobial effect.
1 Prada I, Mico-Munoz P, Giner-Lluesma T, Mico-Martinez P, Collado-Castellano N, Manzano-Saiz A. Influence of microbiology on endodontic failure. Literature review. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2019 May 1;24(3):e364-e372. doi: 10.4317/medoral.22907.
2 The anti-microbial effect against enterococcus faecalis and the compressive strength of two types of mineral trioxide aggregate mixed with sterile water or 2 % chlorhexidine liquid. Holt DM et al., J Endod. 2007 Jul;33(7):844-7.