Disposable carrier for retrograde fillings

Ngeow, Wei Cheong and Chai, W.L. (2006) Disposable carrier for retrograde fillings. Asian Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 18 (1). pp. 59-61. ISSN 09156992 (ISSN),


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Commercially available retrograde filling carriers are delicate and easily damaged by pressure. In addition, they are difficult to clean and keep free from blockage. This report describes a simple and easy technique for transforming a standard disposable hypodermic syringe and needle into a disposable carrier for retrograde fillings. © 2006 Asian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

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Additional Information: Export Date: 7 March 2012 Source: Scopus CODEN: AJMSF Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Ngeow, W.-C.; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; email: ngeowy@yahoo.com Manufacturers: Bosworth, United States; Caulk, United States References: Messing, J.J., Obliteration of the apical third of the root canal with amalgam (1958) Br Dent J, 104, pp. 125-128; Hill, T.R., An amalgam carrier for use in endodontic treatment (1967) Dent Pract, 17, pp. 285-286; Dimashkieh, M.R., A method of using silver amalgam in routine endodontics and its use in open apices (1975) Br Dent J, 138, pp. 298-300; Weine, F.S., Bustamante, M.A., Periapical surgery (1996) Endodontic Therapy. 5th Ed., pp. 523-605. , Weine FS, editor St Louis: Mosby; Barnes, I.E., Surgical endodontics (1984) A Colour Manual, p. 48. , Lancaster: MTP Press Ltd; Thomas, F.D., The use of lumbar puncture needles as amalgam carriers in endodontics (1978) J Br Endod Soc, 11, pp. 13-14; Wood, P.R., (1992) Cross Infection Control in Dentistry, 30, pp. 94-95. , London: Wolfe Publishing Ltd
Uncontrolled Keywords: Disposable Equipment; Endodontics; Needles; Syringes; Amalgam; Benzoic Acid Derivative; Ethoxybenzoic Acid; Unclassified Drug; Article; Instrumentation; Needle; Syringe; Technique; Tooth Filling
Subjects: R Medicine
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Depositing User: Dr Wei Cheong Ngeow
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2012 02:20
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 08:43
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/2895

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