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a whitish rubber derived from the coagulated milky latex of gutta-percha trees

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The purpose of this in vitro study was to test and analyze the sealing ability of three endodontic materials used for permanent obturation, applied between the dental walls and the gutta-percha points, using SEM.
At the contact area between the Gutta Flow and the gutta-percha points, a continuous contact was evidenced, without presence of cracks or space gaps (grade 1).
For the push out test, the root canals (n = 10) were refilled with AH Plus sealer, gutta-percha points (F5 and accessories) were inserted using the lateral condensation technique, and stored at 37[degrees]C and 95% humidity for 7 days.
The root canals were dried with paper points and then obturated with protaper gutta-percha points and AH Plus sealer.
7,8,9,10,11) Among these techniques, lateral-compaction with gutta-percha points provides adequate apical sealing.
The root canals were dried with absorbent paper points #45 (Maillefer/Dentsply, Petropolis, Brazil) and filled with gutta-percha points (Maillefer/Dentsply, Petropolis, Brazil) and Endofill[R] sealer (Maillefer/ Dentsply, Petropolis, Brazil) using a lateral condensation technique.