"Gutta-Percha" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Coagulated exudate isolated from several species of the tropical tree Palaquium (Sapotaceae). It is the trans-isomer of natural rubber and is used as a filling and impression material in dentistry and orthopedics and as an insulator in electronics. It has also been used as a rubber substitute.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Gutta-Percha" by people in Profiles.
Von Fraunhofer JA, Klotz DA, Jones OJ. Microleakage within endodontically treated teeth using a simplified root canal preparation technique: an in vitro study. Gen Dent. 2005 Nov-Dec; 53(6):439-443; quiz 444, 446.
Kurtzman GM, Jones OJ, Lopez L. Endodontic root reinforcement using a bonded, fiber-reinforced gutta-percha--tipped obturator. Pract Proced Aesthet Dent. 2004 Mar; 16(2):147-51.