Endodontology

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Year
: 2001  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27--30

C-shaped mandibular molar - Obturation by chemoplasticized gutta-percha technique


K Kumar1, KS Bhat2 
1 Post Graduate Student, Department of Conservative Endodontics College of Dental Surgery, Manipal, Karnataka, India
2 Professor & Head, Department of Conservative Endodontics College of Dental Surgery, Manipal, Karnataka, India

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Variations in the root canals configuration is not uncommon. One of the common variation frequently encountered in mandibular molar is the C- shaped canal. The c-shaped canal configuration is difficult to identify radiographically and exhibit considerable difficulty in cleaning, shaping and obturation of the root canal system. Hence plasticized gutta-percha obturation methods have been recommended to obturate such canals, with most of them orienting towards the expensive thermoplasticized gutta-percha obturation technique.This case report shows that chemoplasticizing gutta- percha using rectified white turpentine as a solvent can be a suitable alternative to other methods of obturation of such complex root canals.


How to cite this article:
Kumar K, Bhat K S. C-shaped mandibular molar - Obturation by chemoplasticized gutta-percha technique.Endodontology 2001;13:27-30


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Kumar K, Bhat K S. C-shaped mandibular molar - Obturation by chemoplasticized gutta-percha technique. Endodontology [serial online] 2001 [cited 2022 Nov 26 ];13:27-30
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