Accuracy of two root canal length measurement devices integrated into rotary endodontic motors when removing gutta-percha from root-filled teeth


Uzun O., Topuz O., Tinaz C., Nekoofar M. H. , Dummer P. M. H.

INTERNATIONAL ENDODONTIC JOURNAL, vol.41, no.9, pp.725-732, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2591.2008.01416.x
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL ENDODONTIC JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.725-732
  • Keywords: automated root canal preparation, electronic apex locator, electronic root canal length measurement devices, retreatment, TCM Endo V((R)), Tri Auto ZX((R)), APEX-LOCATING HANDPIECE, TRI-AUTO-ZX, APICAL FORAMEN, IN-VITRO, EX-VIVO, INSTRUMENTATION, RETREATMENT, OBTURATION, INFECTION, EFFICACY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim To evaluate ex vivo the accuracy of the integrated electronic root canal length measurement devices within TCM Endo V((R)) and Tri Auto ZX((R)) motors whilst removing gutta-percha and sealer from filled root canals.