Clinical Solutions: Latest

Keeping Up with Technology

By Dr. Barry H. Korzen | Posted May 23, 2016

Endodontics has often been referred to as “A big issue over a little tissue.” But if you counted the number of new file systems, new file designs, new technologies etc. etc. the adjective “big” doesn’t come close to describing what is happening in the market place.

Electronic Apex Locators

By Dr. Barry H. Korzen | Posted April 25, 2016

Since their introduction in 1962 apex locators have played a significant role in endodontics. Their accuracy has been shown to be equal to or higher than radiographic methods with major advantages.

Sophistication through Simplification of Instrumentation

By Dr Ken Serota | Posted March 29, 2016

The objective of quality endodontic access preparation, including conservation of pericervical dentin. Clinicians must understand tooth anatomy and endodontic access design considerations to discern the proper choice of rotary or reciprocatory instruments.

Comparison of deviations created in curved canals by two different nickel titanium systems

By Dr. Barry H. Korzen | Posted March 6, 2016

A curved root canal creates compression stress on a file which may deflect it, and this in turn may lead to a deviation from the original canal shape. This study compared the results obtained between two single-file systems: A rotary system, The Zone® by Zendo Direct and a reciprocating system, WaveOne® by Tulsa Dentsply.