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IP Indian Journal of Conservative and Endodontics

Removal of broken endodontic instrument using Ultrasonic's and Magnifying loupes – A case report

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Author Details : Aditi Jain1, *, Pratik Surana, Jayesh Tiwari, Neha Saini

Volume : 2, Issue : 4, Year : 2017

Article Page : 133-136

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Separation of endodontic instrument in the middle third of the root canal hinders accessibility to the apical terminus thus compromising cleaning & shaping procedure, which ultimately have a potential impact on the outcome of the success of treatment. The prognosis of such cases mainly depends on the periapical status preoperatively. Today separated instruments can easily be retrieved because of technological advancement such as retreatment rotary files are available, by ultrasonic instrumentation and microtube delivery method & many more. This case report highlights the removal of broken instrument from middle third of the root canal using ultrasonic’s and magnifying loupes.

Keywords: Separated instrument, Ultrasonic, Prognosis, Challenging

How to cite : Jain1 A, *, Surana P, Tiwari J, Saini N, Removal of broken endodontic instrument using Ultrasonic's and Magnifying loupes – A case report. IP Indian J Conserv Endod 2017;2(4):133-136

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