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A scanning electron microscopic study of the efficacy of various endodontic instruments

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      The Giromatic broach, Giromatic broach and Hedstroem files, regular files, regular reamers, regular files and reamers, and Hedstroem files were used to prepare root canals. Assessment of the effectiveness of those instruments for cleaning root canals was made by scanning electron microscopy. The best results were obtained with regular reamers and files used in combinations. The worst results were found when the Giromatic broach was used.
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      Biography

      Drs. Mizrahi and Tucker is advanced students in endodontology.

      Biography

      Drs. Mizrahi and Tucker is advanced students in endodontology.

      Biography

      Dr. Seltzer is professor and chairman, department of endodontology, Temple University School of Dentistry.