chloropercha method

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chlor·o·per·cha meth·od

a method of filling the root canals of teeth by dissolving gutta-percha cones in a chloroform-resin medium within the root canal.

chlor·o·per·cha meth·od

(klōr'ō-pĕr'chă meth'ŏd)
A method of filling the root canals of teeth by dissolving gutta-percha cones in a chloroform-rosin medium within the root canal.
Synonym(s): Callahan method, Johnson method.

Callahan,

John R., U.S. endodontist, 1853-1918.
Callahan method - a method of filling the root canals of teeth by dissolving gutta-percha cones in a chloroform-rosin medium within the root canal. Synonym(s): chloropercha method

Johnson,

Harry B., U.S. dentist.
Johnson method - a method of filling the root canals of teeth by dissolving gutta-percha cones in a chloroform-rosin medium within the root canal. Synonym(s): chloropercha method

chlor·o·per·cha meth·od

(klōr'ō-pĕr'chă meth'ŏd)
Means of filling root canals of teeth by dissolving gutta-percha cones in a chloroform-resin solution within the root canal and forcing it to the apex as a plastic mass to provide a seal.
Synonym(s): Johnson method.