Every clinician who has performed endodontics has experienced a variety of emotions ranging from the thrill-of-the-fill to an upset like the procedural accident of breaking an instrument. When removing a broken instrument, the first option is to utilize piezoelectric ultrasonic technology and specific ultrasonic instruments.
In this Just-In-Time segment, Dr. Ruddle will present via animation and clinical procedure the steps necessary for successful broken instrument removal utilizing ultrasonics. Topics include:
- Factors influencing removal
- Establishing safe radicular access
- Creating a staging platform
- Utilizing ultrasonics
- Maintaining continuous vision