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12:34 Mar 14, 2008
English Middle (ca.1100-1500) to English Middle (ca.1100-1500) translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Dentistry
English Middle (ca.1100-1500) term or phrase: Obturator/sealer
Can anyone explain the difference between obturator and a sealer when treating a tooth root canal).
Sabina Bakula
Local time: 12:58

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4root filling material i e gutta percha cones/sealer
Cecilia Richter Ekholm

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root filling material i e gutta percha cones/sealer

The obturator is the filling material i e gutta percha cones. The sealer is the "glue" to get a fit tight between the obturator and the walls of the root-canal.

    Reference: http://books.google.ch/books?id=BXVfTFEB8yUC&pg=PA128&lpg=PA...
Cecilia Richter Ekholm
Local time: 12:58
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