Dear Endodontics Insider,
Are newer root canal instruments and procedures more effective at eliminating bacteria than their predecessors? Studies presented today at the 2018 American Association of Endodontists annual meeting (AAE18) in Denver suggest the superiority of one new 3D shaper file system but no differences among debridement devices. Read our Insider Exclusive.
In other Endodontics Community news, how well does your root canal sealer do its job? Researchers compared the 3D microporosities and sealing abilities of two sealers, one relatively new and one considered the gold standard. While both performed well, neither achieved a porosity-free filling. Read more here.
When combating harmful bacteria in root canals, a single session of endodontic treatment is effective in adults, but is the same true for children? New research may lead to more satisfied patients in your practice. Learn more here.
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