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ISRN Dentistry
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 208241, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/208241
Research Article

Evaluation of Manual and Two-Rotary Niti Retreatment Systems in Removing Gutta-Percha Obturated with Two Root Canal Sealers

1Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Tagore Dental College and Hospital, Rathinamangalam, Vandalur, Chennai 600048, India
2Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar 608002, India

Received 31 May 2012; Accepted 1 August 2012

Academic Editors: M. Del Fabbro and M. Tanomaru-Filho

Copyright © 2012 Athikesavan Jayasenthil et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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