Alfred S. Naaman

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Introduction. The purpose of this study was to compare the taper variation in root canal preparations among Twisted Files and PathFiles-ProTaper .08 tapered rotary files to current standards. Methods. 60 root canals with severe angle of curvature (between 25° and 35°) and short radius (r < 10 mm) were selected. The canals were divided randomly into two(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of two imaging methods in detecting the apical pathology in endodontically treated teeth. MATERIAL AND METHODS A clinical examination from a sample of 156 teeth of patients treated by students of masters in endodontics at the Care Center of the Faculty of Dentistry at St. Joseph University, Beirut was(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to compare the frequency of dentinal microcracks after root canal shaping with 2 reciprocating (Reciproc and WaveOne) and 1 combined continuous reciprocating motion twisted files adaptive (TFA) rotary system. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ninety molars were chosen and divided into three groups of 30 each. Root canal preparation was(More)
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