gutta-percha points


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gut·ta-per·cha points

cones of a gutta-percha compound used for filling root canals in conjunction with a cement, paste, or plastic.

gut·ta-per·cha points

(gut'ă-pĕr'chă poynts)
Cones of a gutta-percha compound used for filling root canals in conjunction with a cement, paste, or plastic.

gut·ta-per·cha points

(gut'ă-pĕr'chă poynts)
Cones of gutta-percha compound used for filling root canals in conjunction with a cement, paste, or plastic.
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The SEM analysis enables evaluation of the sealing and the adhesion properties of the sealer to the root canal wall, as well as to the gutta-percha point, at various levels of sectioning [10].
(b) Intraoperative radiograph with gutta-percha point. (c) Coronal view of intraoperative CBCT with gutta-percha point.
(2013) compared the time-based lateral expansion of two sizes (25 and 40) of C Point obturation points with a similar-sized gutta-percha point (control) at various distances from the point apex: 5, 10, and 15 mm under 50x magnification, using a binocular microscope.
These include use of accessory gutta-percha points and vertical compaction with a plugger to increase adaptation of the gutta-percha to the root canal.
In Situ Antimicrobial Effectiveness of Chlorhexidine and Calcium Hydroxide: Gel and Paste Versus Gutta-Percha Points. J Endod 2002;28(6):427-430.