2021, Vol. 7 Issue 4, Part A
Techniques for Gutta Percha (GP) removal in retreatodontics (Part 1)
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Manpreet Kaur Sandhu
ABSTRACT:For successful endodontics, major emphasis is placed on judicious instrumentation, microbial control and complete obturation of the root canal system. During retreatment of previously endodontically treated teeth, one may encounter variety of different materials, which must be removed before these objectives can be achieved. The intent of this article is to present various methods for Gutta Percha removal from the root canal system to aid in re-treatment attempts. Gutta Percha is the most commonly used obturating material, so, therefore this article deals with various techniques available for its removal in retreatment cases.
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