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The effectiveness of a self-adjusting file to remove residual gutta-percha after retreatment with rotary files.
AIM To test the efficacy of a two-stage retreatment method in which the Self-Adjusting File (SAF) is used to remove root canal filling residue left in the canal after using ProTaper UniversalExpand
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Outcome of surgical endodontic treatment performed by a modern technique: a meta-analysis of literature.
INTRODUCTION Numerous studies dealing with the outcome of surgical endodontic treatment have been published. However, study design, treatment protocols, follow-up periods, and inclusion and exclusionExpand
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Hard-tissue debris accumulation created by conventional rotary versus self-adjusting file instrumentation in mesial root canal systems of mandibular molars.
AIM To evaluate the accumulation of hard-tissue debris when using the Self-adjusting File (SAF) system in mesial roots of mandibular molars with isthmuses and to compare it with that occurring whenExpand
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Efficacy of XP‐endo finisher files in the removal of calcium hydroxide paste from artificial standardized grooves in the apical third of oval root canals
AIM To compare the efficacy of the XP-endo finisher file (XP) (FKG Dentaire, La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland) to that of passive ultrasonic irrigation (PUI) and conventional syringe and needleExpand
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The efficacy of five techniques for removing root filling material: microscopic versus radiographic evaluation.
AIM   To test and compare the efficacy of five methods for the removal of root filling material and to test the hypothesis that radiographs fail to represent the real extent of remaining material onExpand
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Diagnosis of artificially induced external root resorption using conventional intraoral film radiography, CCD, and PSP: an ex vivo study.
OBJECTIVE To compare diagnosis of artificially induced external root resorption cavities using conventional intraoral film radiography (Kodak Insight), CCD sensor (Sopix wireless) and PSP sensorExpand
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The self-adjusting file optimizes debridement quality in oval-shaped root canals.
INTRODUCTION Oval-shaped canals represent a challenge for rotary nickel-titanium (NiTi) files because buccal and/or lingual recesses are commonly left uninstrumented. The aim of the present study wasExpand
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The diagnosis and conservative treatment of a complex type 3 dens invaginatus using cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) and 3D plastic models.
AIM To investigate the use of 3D plastic models, printed from cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) data, for accurate diagnosis and conservative treatment of a complex case of dens invaginatus. Expand
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Self-adjusting file cleaning-shaping-irrigation system optimizes the filling of oval-shaped canals with thermoplasticized gutta-percha.
INTRODUCTION This study aimed to compare the filling ability of carrier-based thermoplasticized gutta-percha in flat-oval canals prepared using either rotary ProTaper files (Dentsply Maillefer,Expand
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Push-out bond strength of root fillings made with C-Point and BC sealer versus gutta-percha and AH Plus after the instrumentation of oval canals with the Self-Adjusting File versus WaveOne.
AIM To compare the push-out bond strength exhibited by root fillings performed with either C-Point and Endosequence® BC sealer™ (BC Sealer) or gutta-percha and AH Plus® after the instrumentation ofExpand
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