Behavior of nickel-titanium instruments manufactured with different thermal treatments.


INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to investigate if nickel-titanium instruments with similar designs manufactured by different thermal treatments would exhibit significantly different in vitro behavior. METHODS Thirty-six instruments each of ProTaper Universal (PTU F1; Dentsply Maillefer, Ballaigues, Switzerland), ProFile Vortex (PV; Dentsply… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.joen.2014.06.005