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Efficacy of reciprocating and rotary techniques for removing filling material during root canal retreatment.
AIM To compare the efficacy of reciprocating and rotary techniques with that of hand files for removing gutta-percha and sealer from root canals. METHODOLOGY The root canals of fifty-four humanExpand
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Prognosis in periradicular surgery: a clinical prospective study.
AIM The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the prognosis of periradicular surgery using well-defined case selection and a rigorous surgical protocol. METHODOLOGY Teeth to be treatedExpand
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Factors associated with endodontic flare-ups: a prospective study.
The purpose of this prospective study was to assess the incidence of flare-ups (a severe problem requiring an unscheduled visit and treatment) among patients who received endodontic treatment by theExpand
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Comparison of the Incidence of Postoperative Pain after Using 2 Reciprocating Systems and a Continuous Rotary System: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial.
INTRODUCTION The objective of the present study was to clinically compare the incidence of postoperative pain and the intake of analgesic medication (frequency and quantity) after endodonticExpand
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Orifice locating with a microscope.
The purpose of this study was to determine whether the use of the dental operating microscope (DOM) could increase the number of root canal orifices located in mandibular molars. Ninety-three firstExpand
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Assessment of the separation incidence of mtwo files used with preflaring: prospective clinical study.
INTRODUCTION The Mtwo rotary system was designed to be used at full length without performing previous cervical enlargement or creating a manual glide path. However, to our knowledge, no study hasExpand
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Bacterial penetration through temporary restorative materials in root-canal-treated teeth in vitro.
Seventy extracted single-rooted mandibular premolars were used in this study to determine the length of time needed for bacteria present in natural human saliva to penetrate through three commonlyExpand
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Evaluation of the Efficacy of TRUShape and Reciproc File Systems in the Removal of Root Filling Material: An Ex Vivo Micro-Computed Tomographic Study.
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of TRUShape (Dentsply Tulsa Dental Specialties, Tulsa, OK) compared with the Reciproc file (VDW, Munich, Germany) in the removal ofExpand
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Micro‐CT assessment of the shaping ability of four root canal instrumentation systems in oval‐shaped canals
AIM To compare the shaping ability of four root canal instrumentation systems in oval-shaped canals using micro-computed tomographic analysis. METHODOLOGY Forty anatomically matched mandibularExpand
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Success rates for removing or bypassing fractured instruments: a prospective clinical study.
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to evaluate the success rates of standardized techniques for removing or bypassing fractured instruments from root canals and determine whetherExpand
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