Selected Publications

                      

1

Z. Metzger, L. Berman, A. Tamse 

.Cracks and Fractures

.Chapter 21  In: Cohen's Pathways of the Pulp, K. Hargreaves L Berman Eds

11th Edition, Elseiver, 2015

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2

Z. Metzger, A. Kfir

Healing of Periapical Lesions. How do they heal, why does the healing take so long and why do some

? lesions fail to heal

Chapter 15  InDisinfection of Root Canal Systems: The Treatment of

Periradicular Periodontitis. N. Cohenca ed , Weily Blackwell  2015

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3

Z. Metzger

The self-adjusting file (SAF) system: An evidence-based update

Juornal of Conservative Dentistry  Vol. 17, pp. 401-419, 2014

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4

Z. Metzger, M. Solomonov, A. Kfir

The role of mechanical instrumentation in the cleaning of root canals

Endodontic Topics  Vol. 29 pp. 87-109, 2013

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5

Z. Metzger, A. Kfir, I. Abramovitz, A. Weissman, M. Solomonov

The Self-Adjusting File System

ENDO (London) Vol. 7 pp. 189-210, 2013

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6

Kfir, Y. Telishevsky-Strauss, A. Leitner, Z. Metzger

The diagnosis and conservative treatment of a complex type 3 dens invaginatus using cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) and 3D plastic models
International Endodontic Journal   Vol. 46, pp. 275-288, 2013

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7

Z. Metzger, B. Bassrani, H Goodis

Materials, instruments and devices

Chapter 8  In: Cohen's Pathways of the Pulp, S. Cohen, K. Hargreaves

Eds. 10th Edition, Elseiver, pp: 223-282, 2011

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8

Z. Metzger

From files to SAF: 3D endodontic treatment is possible at last

Alpha Omegan (Vol.) 104:36-44, 2011

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9

Z. Metzger, E. Teperovich, R. Zary, R. Cohen, R. Hof

The Self Adjusting File (SAF). Part 1: Respecting the root canal

A new concept of endodontic files and its implementation

Journal of Endodontics Vol.36, pp.679-690, 2010

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10

Hof , V. Perevalov, M. Elhanani, R. Zary, Z. Metzger

The Self Adjusting File (SAF). Part 2: Mechanical analysis

Journal of Endodontics Vol.36, pp.691-696, 2010

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Z. Metzger, E. Teperovich, R. Cohen, R. Zary, F. Paque, M. Hulsman. The Self Adjusting File (SAF). Part 3: Removal of debris and smear layer. A scanning electron microscope study
Journal of Endodontics Vol.36, pp.697-702, 2010

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 12

Z. Metzger, R. Zary, R. Cohen, E. Teperovich, F. Paque

The quality of root canal preparation and root canal obturation in canals treated with rotary versus self-adjusting files: A three-dimensional micro-computed tomographic study
 Journal of Endodontics Vol.36, pp.1569-1573, 2010

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13

Z. Metzger, I Abramoviz

Periapical lesions of endodontic origin

Chapter 13  In: Ingle's Endodontics, JI Ingle, LK Bakland, JC Baumgartner eds. 6th Edition, BC Decker Hamilton,ON, Canada (pp. 494-519), 2009

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14

Z. Metzger, I Abramovitz, G. Bergenholtz

Apical periodontitis

Chapter 7   In: Textbook of Endodontology, G. Bergenholtz, P. Horsted-Bindslev, C. Reit, eds. 2nd Edition, Wiley-Blackwell Munksgaard, Chichester, UK  (pp. 113-27), 2009

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15

Z. Metzger, R. Huber, I. Tobis, H. Better

Enhancement of healing kinetics of periapical lesions in dogs by the Apexum procedure.
Journal of Endodontics  Vol. 35, pp. 40-45, 2009

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16

Z. Metzger, R. Huber, I. Tobis, H. Better

Healing kinetics of periapical lesions enhanced by the Apexum procedure: a clinical trial
Journal of Endodontics  Vol. 35, pp.153-159, 2009

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17

Z. Metzger, Y. Blasbalg, M. Dotan , E. Weiss

Characterization of coaggregation of  Fusobacteriumnucleatum PK1594 with six Porphyromonas gingivalis strains
Journal of Endodontics  Vol. 35, pp. 50-54, 2009

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18

Z. Metzger, Y. Blasbalg, M. Dotan , E. Weiss

Enhanced attachment of Porphyromonas gingivalis to human fibroblasts mediated by Fusobacterium nucleatum
 
Journal of Endodontics  Vol. 35, pp. 82-85, 2009

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19

Z. Metzger, Y. Lin, F. DiMeo, W. Ambrose, M. Trope, R.R. Arnold

Synergistic pathogenicity of Porphyromonas gingivalis  and Fusobacterium nucleatum in the mouse subcutaneous chamber model
Journal of Endodontics  Vol. 35, pp. 86-94, 2009

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20

Z. Metzger, D. Belkin, N. Kariv, M. Dotan, A. Kfir

Low-dose tetracycline inhibits development of periapical lesions in rats

International Endodontic Journal Vol. 41, pp. 303-309, 2008

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21

Z. Metzger, M. Dotan, H. Better, I. Abramovitz

Sensitivity of oral bacteria to 254nm ultraviolet light

International Endodontic Journal Vol. 40, pp. 120-127, 2009

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22

Z. Metzger, H. Better, I. Abramovitz

Immediate root canal disinfection with ultraviolet light: A feasibility ex vivo study

Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics

Vol. 104, pp.425-433, 2007

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23

A.Hirshberg, I. Tsesis, Z. Metzger, I. Kaplan

Periapical actinomycosis associated with radicular cysts – a clinicopathologic study

Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics Vol. 95, pp. 600-620, 2003

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24

Z. Metzger, D. Nizan, S. Pitaru, T. Brosh, S. Teicher

The effect of bacterial endotoxin on the early tensile strength of healing surgical wounds
.
Journal of Endodontics  Vol. 28, pp. 30-33, 2002

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25

I. Abramovitz, H. Better, A. Shacham, B. Shlomi, Z. Metzger

Case selection for apical surgery: a retrospective evaluation of associated factors and rational 
Journal of Endodontics  Vol. 28, pp. 527-530, 2002

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26

Z. Metzger, H. Klein, A. Klein, M. Tagger

Periapical lesion development in rats inhibited by dexamethasone

Journal of Endodontics  Vol. 28, pp. 643-645, 2002

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27

Z. Metzger, L. Featherstone, W. Ambrose, M. Trope, R.R. Arnold

Kinetics  of  coaggregation of  Porphyromonas gingivalis HG-405 with  Fusobacterium nucleatum  PK-1594  using an automated  microtiter plate assay

Oral Microbiology and Immunology   Vol. 16, pp. 163-169, 2001

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28

R. Liberman, A. Ben Amar, E. Freiburg, I. Abramovitz, Z. Metzger

The effect of repeated vertical loads on microleakage of IRM and calcium sulfate-based temporary fillings. Journal of Endodontics Vol. 27, pp. 724-729, 2001

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29

Z. Metzger, R. Abramovitz, I. Abramovitz, M. Tagger

Correlation between remaining length of root canal fillings after immediate post space preparation and coronal leakage
 
Journal of Endodontics Vol. 26, pp. 724-728, 2000

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30

I. Abramovitz, M. Tagger, A. Tamse, Z. Metzger

The Effect of immediate vs. delayed post space preparation on the apical seal of a root canal filling: A study in an increased-sensitivity pressure-driven system

Journal of Endodontics Vol. 26, pp. 435-439, 2000

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31

Z. Metzger

Macrophages in periapical lesions
Endodontics and Dental Traumatology  Vol. 16, pp.1-8  2000

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