Thiane Elys Arruda

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AIM To assess the frequency in which the Reciproc instrument reaches the full working length (FWL) of mandibular molar canals without a glide path. METHODOLOGY From a pool of mandibular molars, 253 root canals were classified as straight (G1) and, 249 root canals as moderately curved (G2) following Schneider's method. A R25 Reciproc instrument (VDW,(More)
OBJECTIVE This study sought to assess the influence of cervical preflaring and reuse after resterilization, on fracture strength and plastic deformation and/or surface cracking in reciprocating nickel-titanium [NiTi] endodontic instruments after root canal instrumentation of extracted human teeth. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty engine-driven reciprocating(More)
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