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root canal

the passage in the root of a tooth through which its nerves and blood vessels enter the pulp cavity

root canal

[′rüt kə‚nal]
(anatomy)
The cavity within the root of a tooth, occupied by pulp, nerves, and vessels.
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The success of endodontic retreatment demands a sufficient removal of existing root-filling materials before a subsequent obturation of the root canals (1-3).
For the push out test, the root canals (n = 10) were refilled with AH Plus sealer, gutta-percha points (F5 and accessories) were inserted using the lateral condensation technique, and stored at 37[degrees]C and 95% humidity for 7 days.
5 The adhesion of the post to the root canal system can be affected by different elements.
faecalis in the root canals of those teeth associated with apical periodontitis due to endodontic treatment failure.
These instruments maintain the shape of curved root canals due to their high elasticity and shape memory.
A rare root canal configuration of bilateral maxillary first molar with 7 root canals diagnosed using cone-beam computed tomographic scanning: A case report.
Effect of different final irrigation methods on the removal of calcium hydroxide from an artificial standardized groove in the apical third of root canals.
Endodontic and esthetic management of a dilacerated maxillary central incisor having two root canals using cone beam computed tomography as a diagnostic aid.
In the second visit, the calcium hydroxide intracanal dressing was removed, the master cone fit was checked and the root canals were dried with absorbing paper points.