A comparison of techniques for obturating oval-shaped root canals.

  title={A comparison of techniques for obturating oval-shaped root canals.},
  author={Toshiko Ozawa and Nessrin A Taha and Harold Henry Messer},
  journal={Dental materials journal},
  volume={28 3},
This study compared the effectiveness of three obturation techniques for oval-shaped canals. Roots of 42 extracted teeth with oval canals were randomly divided into three groups: (1) ProTaper canal preparation and single cone obturation with matching gutta-percha point; (2) ProTaper preparation plus thermoplastic obturation (Thermafil); (3) Profile .06 taper and matching master cone with lateral condensation. Cross-sectional area of the canal space occupied by sealer cement and gutta-percha was… CONTINUE READING

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