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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2019, vol. 25, issue4
Subject Area: Dental Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2019254.2788
Published online: 19 November 2019

Original article

J of IMAB. 2019 Oct-Dec;25(4):2788-2792;
Irina TsenovaORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Radosveta VassilevaORCID logo, Emilia KarovaORCID logo,
Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria.

Purpose: The objective of the present study was to evaluate the ability of two nickel-titanium rotary systems made of different alloys to induce dentinal radicular microcracks
Materials and methods: Thirty – six extracted lower incisors were included in the current in vitro experiment. The samples were randomly assigned into three equal groups (n=12): negative control, ProTaper Universal and HyFlex CM. Roots in the control group were left unprepared, and the other two were shaped by using ProTaper Universal and HyFlex CM files. After mechanical instrumentation of the root canals all specimens were horizontally sectioned at 3, 6, 9 mm from the apex and the occurence of dentinal microcracks was registered. Statistical analysis of the results was performed by Fisher’s exact and chi-square tests (p < 0.05).
Results: The samples from the control group remained intact. Both testes NiTi file systems induces dentinal defects. There was no statistically significant differences between ProTaper Universal and HyFlex CM. Defects in the apical region in both experimental groups were significantly more than those in the coronal and midportion of the roots.
: ProTaper Universal and HyFlex CM systems performed equally and resulted in dentinal defect formation regardless of their alloy type. More damages were registered in the root apical portion for both tested systems.

Keywords: NiTi instruments, ProTaper Universal, HyFlex, microcracks, instrumentation,

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Please cite this article as: Tsenova I, Vassileva R, Karova E. The Ability of Two Nickel-Titanium Rotary Systems Made of Different Alloys to Induce Dentinal Radicular Microcracks. J of IMAB. 2019 Oct-Dec;25(4):2788-2792. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2019254.2788

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Irina Tsenova, Assistant Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University - Sofia; 1, St. Georgi Sofiyskiblvd., 1413 Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail: irinatsenova@yahoo.com

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Received: 27 March 2019
Published online: 19 November 2019

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