In anticipation of the introduction of MyDentalChronicles to www.oralhealthjournal.com, I thought it might be purposeful to demonstrate what I’m asking others to do.
Apical lesion evident 1.5
Dots and associated lines
(from top to bottom)
1. true cyst
2. foreign body reaction
4. intra-radicular infection
Armamentarium for removal of carrier based
obturator – Touch n’ Heat, System B, Rotary
Files, Chloroform, Hedstrom files, Hemostat
Use heat source to remove 2 to 3 mm of gutta-percha
or Resilon around the carrier
Fill moat with chloroform
– use rotary file (any brand) to ~ 1/2 of estimated WL
Sadly, the companies lack a “return” policy……..
With undying appreciation to Fred Barnett, Terry Pannkuk and Joe Dovgan