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A fine tapered metal instrument used in endodontic treatment. When smooth sided (pathfinder broach), it is used to locate the pulp canal and explore its structure. A broach with numerous barbs ( barbed broach) is used to engage the pulp and facilitate its removal. The broach is usually introduced into the pulp canal using a hand-held broach holder.

Subjects: Dentistry.


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