Posted 8/9/2016 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 69
Cents and sensibility
When preparing a root canal, there seems to be nothing that can’t be achieved by a skilled endodontist. In the right hands, virtually any root canal can be prepared with virtually any file or number of files. The very small curvature radius and large curvature angle in the featured x-ray...  Read More
Posted 8/10/2015 by Dr Barry H Korzen in The Endo Academy   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 95
Choosing the correct instrumentation technique for any given clinical situation is a function of both the canal anatomy and the behavioral characteristics of the files being used. As clinicians, we are concerned about an instrument’s ability to shape the canal in as an ideal fashion as...  Read More
Posted 7/10/2015 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 127
EXO Endo File Impresses Southeastern Endodontics' Dr. Brock
Compliments of Matthew Brock, DDS, MDS (Southeastern Endodontics) Shortly after sending him his first packs of : We appreciate Dr. Brock taking his time to let us know about his experience using EXO Endo files and hope you can find the time to try them for yourself. And if you feel...  Read More
Posted 5/22/2015 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 106
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then what's that worth?
Most of the time x-rays of tortuous canals are used to demonstrate the capabilities of a file. This begs the question: exactly how much information do we get from an x-ray. Dr. HB Johnson, one of the pioneers of endodontics and the man who coined the term endodontics, is the person that...  Read More
Posted 4/29/2015 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 264
What difference does unwinding an endodontic file make if it doesn’t break?
I was recently asked why would it matter if an unwound as long as it didn’t break. First, let us think of a file as not only an instrument that enlarges a canal but one that acts as an auger as well; it conveys debris. When a file unwinds to the extent that its helix augers...  Read More
Posted 4/22/2015 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 118
Maximizing Efficiency - for what it's worth
Time is the one commodity shared equally with all. No matter who we are or where we are we each get 60 minutes with every hour, 24 hours each and every day and then it is gone forever. One cannot keep time from passing, yet, profoundly, one can save time. Early in my career, I had the good...  Read More
Posted 12/9/2014 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 131
NiTi Endo 101: understanding terminology of nickel titanium endodontic files
Image contributed by Matthew Brock DDS - Southeastern Endodontics The success of using instruments while preventing failure depends on how the material, design and technique relate to the forces exerted on the instruments. To how the file reacts to applied forces,...  Read More
Posted 11/17/2014 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 151
Does the quality of manufacturing make much difference for endo files?
SEM courtesy Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine Before different types of files are studied, it should be stressed that the quality of manufacturing is the most basic consideration for determining the success or failure of endodontic files...  Read More
Posted 11/10/2014 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 289
Steps of Endodontic Instrumentation Technique
Many endodontists have spent a great deal of time deciding on the file sequence that serves them best and would prefer not to have to learn a new technique. For those, we would recommend no technique change since the One Endo file was designed to give better results with any technique simply by...  Read More
Posted 4/25/2014 by JackThomason in SAF Self Adjusting Files System   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 3559
Testimonial about the Superiority of SAF-Self Adjusting File System
Please watch the video Testimonial about the Superiority of SAF. GO TO for more videos and to register for discounts. Testimonial of SAF by leading Endodontist   Read More
Posted 4/2/2014 by JackThomason in SAF Self Adjusting Files System   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 3841
Ultrasonic Irrigation Needle
Dear Doctors, I have noticed in many clinics that use the ProUltra PiezoFlow unltrasonic irrigation needle, problems with the pump. Now, we have an excellent simple alternative to using the syringe pump. The Vatae pump is a perfect and simple alternative. Simply increase the flow rate to 10-12...  Read More

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