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Shaping Strategies in Endodontic Therapy

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In root canal treatment, shaping is a key step in creating clean canal contours.The following approaches to endodontic instrumentation will help ensure successful long-term outcomes.

After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Explain various file types, materials and systems used for endodontic instrumentation.
  2. Discuss clinical considerations when selecting files and file systems for root canal treatment.
  3. List the benefits and potential challenges with various endodontic file designs.

This course was issued in March 2019 and expires March 31, 2022. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.


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