Ledges annoy me. Like crazy. I finally put something together on how to remove them. Enjoy!
This case was referred as the treating dentist was astute enough to recognise that while some lower second molars only have two canals, the majority will have at least three. Only one orifice was visible mesially. The mesial roots of lower second (and third) molars are often challenging to treat for a number of reasons. […]
Welcome to the first Endospot Case of Note. This case is of a C-Shaped lower molar and I’ve tried my best to highlight the interesting aspects of the case, explain what can be seen using our diagnostic tools, and also how to treat these cases. As usual, I would love to hear your thoughts and […]
I had the opportunity during the Australian Dental Association Congress to get my hands on the new Self Adjusting File. It’s not yet available for purchase in Australia, but will be in a couple of months. The SAF comes in 21, 25, 31mm lengths and two widths. To be honest, there is a lot of […]
OK so a patient has come to see you complaining of toothache. It’s root canal time. You open up the lower right first molar and find a necrotic pulp. You’ve isolated well and done a nice endodontic preparation. Length is good and you’re happy with the sizes of your apical preps. You’ve been irrigating with […]