Author | Dr. Richard E. Mounce

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The where, how and why of endo termination points

March 21, 2012

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The minor constriction (MC) of the apical foramen is a critical landmark in endodontic treatment. If the clinician keeps the MC at its original position and size, properly shapes and disinfects the canal above this landmark and places a coronal seal, clinical success and healing are predictable. Maintaining the MC at its original position and size has numerous benefits that include: