The effect of using an inverted master cone in a lateral compaction technique on the density of the gutta-percha fill.


OBJECTIVE We sought to measure and calculate the percentage of the gutta-percha-filled area in the apical root canal after the use of a standardized or inverted master cone in cold lateral compaction.Study design Two groups of extracted mandibular premolars with a single canal were instrumented with instruments of the same size; furthermore, they were… (More)


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