Unexpected Curvature #3
Products: ProTaper Gold/Vortex Blue
Tooth #3: Dx – pulp necrosis, asymptomatic apical periodontitis. Noted unexpected curvature not clearly seen in pre-op.
Local anesthestic administered. Rubber dam isolation and surgical operating microscope used. Located 4 canals (P, DB, MB, MB2). Instrumented using K-files and Protaper Gold/Vortex Blue rotary files. Irrigated with NaOCl and EDTA. Obturated with sealer and gutta percha using warm vertical. Temporarily restored with sponge and Fuji .
Name: Jessica Nguyen
University: University of California, San Francisco