The efficacy of four root canal obturation techniques in preventing apical dye penetration.

R. G. Beatty, Philip S Baker, J. Haddix, F. Hart

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This study compared the average apical dye penetration observed after obturation with four root canal gutta-percha obturation techniques. Two thermoplasticized techniques were the most effective of the four methods tested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)633-637
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Dental Association (1939)
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1989


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  • Dentistry(all)

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