Accession Number:

ADA030664

Title:

Evaluation of Endodontic Instruments as Received from the Manufacturer: The Demand for Quality Control

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for Sep 1975-Aug 1976

Corporate Author:

ARMY INST OF DENTAL RESEARCH WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1976-08-20

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

Two hundred seventy new files, reamers and Hedstrom files from three different manufacturers were evaluated for debris and defects. Statistical analysis of the new instruments showed that one companys instruments were cleaner than the other two but still contained defects. A standard for quality is proposed.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE