Radiographic assessment of the intracanal retainer length and its endodontic correlation
Objective: This study retrospectively correlated metallic cast retainers’ length with the quality
of the remaining apical sealing.
Methods: A total of 320 periapical radiographs were analyzed by two independent, calibrated
examiners. The retainers’ length was classified as adequate, short, and long (2/3, 2/3 of ...
- Bruna Pauli Schmitt, Luis André Mendonça Mezzomo, Lucas da Fonseca Roberti Garcia, João Carlos Antunes Sampaio Fernandes, Paula Cristina dos Santos Vaz Fernandes, Claudia Angela Maziero Volpato
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