Journal of Conservative Dentistry

LETTER TO EDITOR
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 399-

Electronic apex locators in the presence of various irrigants


Beuy Joob1, Viroj Wiwanitkit2,  
1 Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand

Correspondence Address:
Beuy Joob
Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Bangkok
Thailand




How to cite this article:
Joob B, Wiwanitkit V. Electronic apex locators in the presence of various irrigants.J Conserv Dent 2012;15:399-399


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Joob B, Wiwanitkit V. Electronic apex locators in the presence of various irrigants. J Conserv Dent [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Sep 24 ];15:399-399
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Sir,

The recent report on "electronic apex locators in the presence of various irrigants" is quite interesting. [1] Mull et al. compared two kinds of apex locators, Root ZX and SybronEndo Mini, and concluded that "Sybron Mini was more accurate with 1% NaOCl and 2% CHX than Root ZX. [1]" Overall, this work gives useful information on selection of proper electronic apex locators. However, there are some additional concerns on dental device usage. First, as a rule in diagnostic medicine, the precision, accuracy, and reproducibility have to be tested. Also, the quality control and assurance is needed. Validation of the analyzers among setting as external quality assurance can help support the reliability of the results.

References

1Mull JP, Manjunath V, Manjunath MK. Comparison of accuracy of two electronic apex locators in the presence of various irrigants: An in vitro study. J Conserv Dent 2012;15:178-82.