Endodontic Treatment Advances: Apical Cleaning and Apical Shaping Limits (#242)

Endodontic Treatment Advances: Apical Cleaning and Apical Shaping Limits (#242)

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Author: Carlos A. Spironelli Ramos, DDS, MS, PhD
Credit Hours: 2
Topic: 070
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Description

This article discusses the importance of correctly determining (1) the apical cleaning limit to clean the canal, and (2) the shaping limit in order to keep the obturation in a biologic level for periapical healing.

Learning Objectives:

  • Be able to describe the apical cleaning working length and apical shaping limit
  • Learn the techniques for determining foramen position
  • Know certain precautions to overcome false or absent readings when using electronic measurements
  • Identify the common myths involving apex locators