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Year : 2017 | Month : March | Volume : 11 | Issue : 3 | Page : ZR03 - ZR05

Kedo-S Paediatric Rotary Files for Root Canal Preparation in Primary Teeth – Case Report

Ganesh Jeevanandan

1. Senior Lecturer, Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Dr. Ganesh Jeevanandan,
1247/3, Mohanam Apartments, Golden Colony, Mogappair, Chennai-600037, Tamil Nadu, India.


Nickel-Titanium (Ni-Ti) instrument are widely used for root canal preparation in permanent tooth compared to primary teeth. Hand
instrumentation technique remains the conventional method for root canal preparation in primary teeth. The time taken for root canal
preparation with the conventional method is more resulting in patients and clinicians fatigue. Recently Ni-Ti rotary files designed for
permanent tooth has been used for root canal preparation in primary teeth. Using rotary instruments for primary tooth pulpectomies resulted
in better and predictable root canal filling. This article presents case reports of pulpectomy treatment performed using Kedo-S an exclusive
paediatric Ni-Ti rotary files. The advantages and disadvantages in use of Ni-Ti rotary files in primary teeth are discussed in this article.


Ni-Ti files, Primary molars, Pulpectomy

How to cite this article :

Ganesh Jeevanandan. KEDO-S PAEDIATRIC ROTARY FILES FOR ROOT CANAL PREPARATION IN PRIMARY TEETH – CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 March [cited: 2017 Jun 25 ]; 11:ZR03-ZR05. Available from

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DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/25856.9508

Date of Submission: Dec 06, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Dec 23, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Dec 28, 2016
Date of Publishing: Mar 01, 2017


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