Endodontic, more commonly known as root canal, is a procedure where the roots or nerves of the tooth are removed. This is often due to the fact that they are infected and the tooth is causing pain.
Rotary Endodontic is a way of performing the root canal utilizing a specific electrical hand piece. This tool often makes the process faster and allows the dentist to perform the process with greater ease.
Rotary endodontic files use an engine to rotate the endodontic file during root canal treatment. The advantages of rotary endodontic are reduced instrumentation times and fewer files used during the procedure. Commonly Nickel-Titanium files are used because of their greater flexibility which permits increasingly curved roots to be treated. The use of Ni-ti files comes at a cost of at increased risk of fractured endodontic files, possibly necessitating endodontic retreatment.