Amalgam restoration of posterior teeth before endodontic treatment

Wayne W. Barkmeier, James R. Murrin, Ronald W. Anderson

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Isolation of posterior teeth with a rubber dam during endodontic treatment may be particularly difficult in some clinical situations because of extensive coronal mutilation. A pin-retained cusp-coverage amalgam restoration before endodontic treatment will facilitate isolation and provide protection against fracture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)446-449
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Endodontics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

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