I prepare canal lengths in thirds… remaining cognizant of which third I am clearing and irrigating dentin and associated pulpal remnants.

Considering the root preparation in three stages, I have recently been practicing with the V-Tapers for the “Apex-Up” portion of the canal terminal third.

As dentists we all appreciate good images and results. There are certainly many other file systems available, which can be used for the biomechanical preparation.

The CBCT Exam …

CASE #1

Sagital CBCT slice

Coronal CBCT slice

CASE #2

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Working Image

What types of rotaries are you now utilizing for clinical practice?

Are there certain property enhancements you would like to see incorporated in future file characteristics?

Final Treatment

CASE #1 – Final Image

CASE #2 – Final Image

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