When scouting the apical one-third, after coronal two-thirds pre-enlargement, if a new and straight 15 file can gently 'slide' and passively 'glide' to length, then rotary instruments will generally follow this confirmed and reproducible glide path.
In this Just-In-Time segment, topics include:
- Root canal system anatomy
- Appreciating viscous chelators
- Sequencing the preparation
- Negotiating with hand files
- Choosing manual vs. rotary