Shaping with MG3 blue
“Even a dentist who is not confident with his obturation technique can easily obturate a root canal with warm gutta-percha as long as the root canal has been cleaned and shaped lege artis” Shilder 1987
This article will show the advantages of the MG3 blue instruments and how can we customize the sequence of these files according the encountered anatomy and case difficulty for predictable root canal shaping with a high safety margin.
We have to divide our cases into simple and complex. and modulate our shaping according to this difference.,
I personally love a totally mechanical shaping, immediately using a large file 25.06 to remove interferences from the coronal and middle 1/3 with a step back approach in easy canals.
In this article I show you the sequence for a complex case.
Mandibular premolars have been considered to be the most challenging teeth to be treated endodontically, especially when they present with multiple roots or canals.
Their propensities for anomalous variations, narrow mesiodistal dimensions and the ensuing narrow access to canals, lack of visibility, and bifurcations and deltas are factors that further compound the difficulty for clinicians.
MG3 blue file
Use SV to open crown until middle upper part. Widen the orifice of root canal by SV, Remove dentine, Brush Canal Wall by circumferential operating motion.
Glide path by using PX(#15/03) until working length.
Remove and Shape the canals with G1(#20/04) to the WL.
Remove and Shape the canals with G2(#25/04)to the WL.
Required G2(#25/06) for larger canals.
The pre-operative X-ray shows a large decay; we can also notice a deep split
THE MG3 BLUE sequence used for the case
The X-ray shows the cone fit: the shaping obtained by using Perfect files respected the original anatomy of the canals
The video show us the MG3 Blue Heat-treated, increased cyclic fatigue resistance, enhanced flexibility
Post operative X-ray
In these video I show you step by step the shaping with mg3 blue for a RTC of a 1.7
The rational for treatment is the most important part in our therapies, understanding the case difficulties a step back approach and correct instruments can lead us to endodontic success.
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