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Scouting the root canal with dedicated NiTi files

January 22, 2013

The introduction of nickel-titanium (NiTi) rotary instrumentation has made endodontics easier and faster than with hand instrumentation. In addition, root-canal preparation is more consistent and predictable. However, fracture of NiTi files remains a major risk. Fracture results from either cyclic or torsional fatigue.

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