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Endodontic Management of a Mandibular First Molar with Unusual Canal Morphology []
. 2017; 2(1): 5 | DOI: 10.5152/eej.2017.17042

Endodontic Management of a Mandibular First Molar with Unusual Canal Morphology

Ahmed Abdel Rahman Hashem1, Hany Mohamed Aly Ahmed2
1Department of Endodontics, Ain Shams University School of Dentistry; Future University School of Dentistry, Cairo, Egypt
2Department of Conservative Dentistry, Universiti Sains Malaysia School of Dental Sciences, Kelantan, Malaysia

A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of root canal anatomical variations are essential for success- ful root canal treatment. Mandibular molar teeth show considerable variations in their external and internal radicular morphology that require special attention from dental practitioners to provide the best clinical out- comes to the patients. This report aims to present root canal treatment of a mandibular first molar that has six separate root canals (three root canals in the mesial roots and three in the distal roots [236 M3 D3]). This report points out the importance of proper exploration for identifying additional canals in mandibular molars.

Keywords: Cone beam computed tomography, mandibular molar, middle mesial canal, middle distal canal.

Ahmed Abdel Rahman Hashem, Hany Mohamed Aly Ahmed. Endodontic Management of a Mandibular First Molar with Unusual Canal Morphology. . 2017; 2(1): 5

Corresponding Author: Ahmed Abdel Rahman Hashem, Egypt

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