Vasilios D Kakavetsos

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The present study was conducted with the aim of evaluating and comparing the effects of a new Hero group (Endoflare, Hero-shaper, and Hero-apical; Micro-Mega, Besancon, France) and Protaper Ni-Ti rotary instruments (Dentsply/Maillefer, Ballaigues, Switzerland) on root canal geometry in extracted human teeth using microcomputed tomography (muCT). Twenty-two(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the influence of smear layer removal on through-and-through fluid movement along root canal fillings obturated using 3 different root canal sealers, namely AH26, Pulp Canal Sealer, and Gutta-Flow, and 3 different obturation techniques. STUDY DESIGN The fluid transport model was used for detection of(More)
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