• Users Online: 284
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 121-126

Cone-beam computed tomography assessment of root canal transportation and evaluation of canal centering using Protaper Gold, XP Endoshaper, and Edgefile X7


1 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Guru Nanak Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Former House Surgeon, R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Tushar Kanti Majumdar
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Guru Nanak Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Kolkata - 700 114, West Bengal
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/endo.endo_146_21

Rights and Permissions

Aim: This study aims to access and evaluate canal transportation and canal centering ability of Protaper Gold (PTG), XP EndoShaper (XPS) and EdgeFile X7 using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). Materials and Methods: Sixty freshly extracted single-rooted premolars with mature apex and a canal curvature of 10°–20° were chosen and arbitrarily divided into three experimental groups (n = 20). After decoronation, the teeth measuring 16 mm were included in the study for standardization. According to the manufacturer's instructions, canals were shaped with PTG in Group 1, XPS in Group 2 and EdgeFile X7 in Group 3. For the evaluation of the root canal transportation at 2 mm, 4 mm, and 6 mm from the apex, canals were scanned before and after instrumentation using CBCT scanner. Independent t-tests and one-way ANOVA were used to analyze data and significance level was set at P < 0.05. Results: XPS showed significantly lower canal transportation than PTG system. Moreover, the centering ability of the XPS significantly higher than EdgeFile X7 and PTG at all root levels (P < 0.05). Conclusion: The XPS and EdgeFile X7 rotary file system showed the lowest transportation in both mesiodistal and buccolingual directions and also the highest centering ability. The PTG file showed the highest transportation and lowest centering ability.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed114    
    Printed6    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded21    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal