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Chapter-30 Endodontic Materials and Instruments

BOOK TITLE: Essentials of Operative Dentistry

Author
1. Sherwood I Anand
ISBN
9788184487794
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11151_30
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2010
Pages
17
Author Affiliations
1. CSI College of Dental Sciences and Research, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Abstract

The chapter starts off with materials used for pulp capping, root canal filling or obturation, Gutta percha. Then chapter explains about root canal sealers, different types of sealers and requirements of different sealers. The section finishes off with explaining about clinical aspects of endodontic materials like biocompatibility issues and physical properties. The next section starts with discussion about post and core and various different types of posts employed. Last section deals with root canal instruments its classification, standardization, various individual instruments like files, reamers, broaches, rasps. The section also deals with mechanical root canal instruments like gates glidden drill, peeso reamers and nickel titanium instruments.

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