absorbent points

ab·sor·bent points

cones of paper or paper products used to dry or maintain medicaments during root canal therapy.

ab·sor·bent points

(ăb-sōrbĕnt poynts)
Cones of paper or paper products used to dry or maintain medicaments during root canal therapy.
Synonym(s): paper point.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of 2% Lignocane surface anaesthesia in spray, Absorbent points assorted pack 45-80 pack of 200 points, Chelating agent for lubricating & preparation of canal, Celophane strip for dental use, Agate saptula for dental use, Air rotor oil spary, Anti microbial paste for post extraction socket, Articulating paper
The canals were dried with absorbent points (Dentsply Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, USA), and an intracanal dressing with calcium hydroxide paste (Calcicur; VOCO, Cuxhaven, Germany) was placed.
The canals were dried with absorbent points (Dentsply Tulsa) and filled using Protaper gutta-percha points (Dentsply Maillefer) and AH-Plus sealer (Dentsply Tulsa).