silver cone method

silver point method in root canal therapy, a method of filling the canal in which a prefitted silver point is sealed into the canal apex and irregularities in the canal that are not sealed with the point are obliterated by gutta-percha through lateral condensation or segmentation, or by a root canal paste or sealer.

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