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Posts, points, and instruments: how to retrieve them, Part 1.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2097059     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Retrieving metallic objects from teeth and canals produces anxiety, particularly if the dentist retrieving the object placed it there purposely, as in the case of a post, or inadvertently, as in the case of an accidental separation. Part I of this two-part series describes three methods that can be used to retrieve such objects. Case reports are used to exemplify each method. This series cannot turn the experience into an enjoyable one, but it will point out some ways to remove unwanted fragments from root canals.
D L Crane
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Compendium (Newtown, Pa.)     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0894-1009     ISO Abbreviation:  Compendium     Publication Date:  1990 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-25     Completed Date:  1991-07-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8702480     Medline TA:  Compendium     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  563-5     Citation Subset:  D    
Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois.
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MeSH Terms
Foreign Bodies / therapy*
Middle Aged
Post and Core Technique / adverse effects
Root Canal Therapy / adverse effects*
Tooth Root / pathology
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