Enigma to the endodontist: A case report of mandibular first premolar with two roots and root canals


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Author Details : Shalini Singh, Nitin Mirdha, Rahul VC Tiwari, Kritika Sehrawat, Yesh Sharma

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 118-120

https://doi.org/10.18231/2395-499X.2018.0026



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Abstract

Mandibular first premolar is often considered as enigma to endodontist. Though most frequent type of tooth configuration reported is the presence of one root and root canal.  This case report enlightens the prime aspects of diagnosis and endodontic management of an aberrant configuration with respect to mandibular first premolar. A variation in number of roots as well as canal morphology is not scarce. According to various studies on anatomic configuration 1.8% of mandibular first premolar showed two roots. Root canal morphology can be unpredictable and requires cautious assessment for root canal therapy. This article reports a clinical case of mandibular first premolar with two roots and root canals treated successfully with endodontic therapy.

Keywords:Mandibular first premolar, Aberrant morphology, Endodontic management


How to cite : Singh S, Mirdha N, Tiwari R V, Sehrawat K, Sharma Y, Enigma to the endodontist: A case report of mandibular first premolar with two roots and root canals. Int J Oral Health Dent 2018;4(2):118-120


Copyright © 2018 by author(s) and Int J Oral Health Dent. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)





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