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Post Endodontic Restoration

  • 747 PIERRE FAUCHARD described
  •    how to restore roots of pulp less teeth
  •                   — PIVOT  today termed as a post
  •                              (Made of gold or silver)
  •                         —Mastic-heat softened adhesive (mastic)
  •                            (prepared by Gum, Lac, Turpentine
  •                            and White coral powder)
  • 1849 Sir John Tomes Post length and
  •     diameter confirmed closely to today’s principles in fabricating posts.
  • 1869 G.V Black advised filling the gold foil.
  • 1878 Richmond Crown – porcelain faced
  •     dowel crowns
  • 1880 U.S Seasoned wood as a pivot
  • 1960 Carbon fiber post
  • 1989 Modifications of Carbon fiber posts
  • 1996 Meyeberg – Zirconium posts
  • 2000 Everstick & Millinium white post
  • By chemical solvents (xylol, chloroform and eucalyptol)
  • Mechanically (by gates glidden and peeso reamer)
  • Thermally (by hot pluggers)
  • Combination with one another
  • Its shown that after GP removal vertical condensation improves the apical seal

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