Figure 16: (a) Size 08 'C-Pilot' file (top), and a size 10 Senseus Profinder stainless steel files for negotiating sclerosed canals (bottom). | British Dental Journal

Figure 16: (a) Size 08 'C-Pilot' file (top), and a size 10 Senseus Profinder stainless steel files for negotiating sclerosed canals (bottom).

From: A practical guide to endodontic access cavity preparation in molar teeth

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(b) White opaque tertiary dentine indicates canal orifice (red arrow) (c) #08 C-Pilot file is used to gently negotiate the canal. Irrigating with sodium hypochlorite and ethylene diamine-tetra-acetic acid (EDTA) will aid canal penetration and negotiation

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