Corpus ID: 33470005

Transportation of curved canals instrumented with manual and mechanical techniques.

@article{Leonardi2005TransportationOC,
  title={Transportation of curved canals instrumented with manual and mechanical techniques.},
  author={L. Leonardi and Diana M Atlas and G. Raiden},
  journal={Acta odontologica latinoamericana : AOL},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          15-21
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of manual and mechanical instrumentation techniques in curved root canals using area of dentine removed and canal axis movement as the end-points. Sixty mandibular molars with curved root canals with angulations ranging from 15 degrees to 45 degrees were selected. The teeth were embedded in transparent resin in a grilon key-like muffle using Bramante's procedure. The roots were horizontally sectioned at three levels and pre and post… Expand
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