Ex vivo study of the efficacy of H-files and rotary Ni-Ti instruments to remove gutta-percha and four types of sealer.

@article{Kosti2006ExVS,
  title={Ex vivo study of the efficacy of H-files and rotary Ni-Ti instruments to remove gutta-percha and four types of sealer.},
  author={Eleni Kosti and Theodoros Lambrianidis and Nikolaos A Economides and Christos Neofitou},
  journal={International endodontic journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={48-54}
}
AIM To compare the efficacy of ProFile rotary Nickel-Titanium (Ni-Ti) instruments and Hedstroem-files (H-files) combined with Gates-Glidden (GG) drills during removal of gutta-percha root fillings used in combination with one of the four representative sealers. METHODOLOGY Forty-eight single-rooted human teeth, with fully formed apices and straight root canals were used. The root canals were accessed and instrumented using a stepback technique with H-files. They were randomly assigned to four… CONTINUE READING

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