Gutta percha


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Gutta percha

An inert latex-like substance used for filling root canals.
Mentioned in: Root Canal Treatment
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1 Basically Gutta percha and sealer are used in combination for the filling of root canals.
The needle tip was placed at 2 to 3 mm short of the working length and the thermoplasticized gutta percha was injected into the canal.
Qualitative and quantitative comparative evaluation of sealing ability of guttaflow, thermoplasticized gutta percha and lateral compaction for root canal obturation: a cohort, controlled, ex-vivo study.
CREDITS: A Roadside Attractions release of a Gutta Percha Prods, presentation, in association with Creative Scotland, Timeless Films, Wind Chill Media Group.
All the three canals were obturated with 6% #25 and 6% #30 single gutta percha cones (Coltene Whaledent, Switzerland) with gutta flow sealer (Coltene Whaledent, Switzerland).
From 1902 to 1904 he worked in the submarine cable department of the India-rubber, Gutta Percha and Telegraph Company.
The name of the company, Gutta Percha, is derived from the genus name of the Palaquium gutta tree, which produces sap that transforms into a rigid natural latex.
It reads: "No-one wearing projecting nails, iron plates, or gutta percha (a tough form of latex), on the soles or heels of his boots or shoes, shall be allowed to play.
They were nickel-plated and had gutta percha grips, except one fitted with ivories.
Further reports of unsettled conditions followed in December 1871, although the Gazette did describe a Chinese trader from Sarawak who traded with the Baram and found a large quantity of gutta percha available for purchase, but who was able to bring back only a small portion of it (SG 1 Dec 1871 n.
Three weeks after first visit the root canal were obturated with AH plus sealer and corresponding gutta percha by cold lateral condensation technique.
According to the report, one of the other rules was that no player should wear projecting nails, iron plates, or gutta percha on the soles or heels of his boots.