Retrieving Separated Thermafil with the IRS® Instrument Removal System
An Endodontic Case Study by Dr. Steven Cohen, DDS
In this case, the thermafil obturator separated, but was retrieved using the IRS® Instrument Removal System Black retriever for the coronal half, and a Hedstrom file for the apical half.
X-Ray showing the working length
Retrieval of the Coronal half of the Thermafil Obturation
Retrieval of the Apical half of the Thermafil Obturation