Research Article| Volume 48, ISSUE 2, P153-159, August 1979

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Analysis and comparison of root canal filling techniques

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      Although much as been written about the filling of root canals, the subject is still dominated by vagueness, and there is no analytic and comparative study in the literature of the techniques in use. Furthermore, long-term results (not just for 2 or 3 years) are lacking. The inconveniences of all filling techniques, divided in three groups, are analyzed, pointing out their low percentages of success. Only precise and controllable techniques can achieve high percentages of success.
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