Endodontic Access: Proper Access for Maxillary Molars
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After watching this video, the viewer should:
how to properly access the mandibular molars in endodontic procedures
the sequence of instrumentation and steps associated with mandibular molar
When initiating access on a maxillary molar it is essential
to have proper straight-line access in order to ensure successful endodontic
treatment. Using a high speed rotary instrument, remove the roof of the
chamber. When the roof of the chamber is removed, change to a slow speed rotary
instrument, preferably #6 or a #8 round bur, in order to remove tissue and
debris from the chamber. A diamond bur can also be used at this stage to remove
overhangs and refine straight line access.
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