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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

Retrieval of separated instrument from the root canal– A review of techniques and management of a case

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Author Details : Anchal Mehta, Sumita Bhagwat, Radhika Kulkarni, Leena Padhya

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 130-135

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Clinicians are frequently challenged by endodontically treated teeth that have obstructions, such as hard impenetrable pastes, separated instruments, silver points or posts in their root canals. Intracanal separation of endodontic instruments may hinder cleaning and shaping procedures within the root canal system, with a potential impact on the outcome of the treatment. This article presents an overview of the literature in relation to management of separated intracanal instruments and a case report of separated instrument retrieval.

Keywords: Separated instrument, Instrument breakage, Instrument retrieval

Doi : 10.18231/2395-499X.2018.0030

How to cite : Mehta A, Bhagwat S, Kulkarni R, Padhya L, Retrieval of separated instrument from the root canal– A review of techniques and management of a case. Int J Oral Health Dent 2018;4(2):130-135

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