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Case Studies | Medicine Science | Bulgaria | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014
The Challenge of Endodontic Treatment of Maxillary First Molar with Unusual Anatomy - A Case Report
Abstract: This study presents a case of molar with unusual anatomy in a 21-year old female patient - a case of a maxillary first molar with a canal configuration which hasnt been report in the literature - two roots (MB and P) and three root canals (MB1, MB2 and P). Radiographic examination disclosed an unusual anatomical configuration of the roots, suggesting that two roots might be present. The use of magnification enhanced the ability to detect the MB2 canal and the treatment was based on precise observation of pulp chamber floor. Follow-up radiographs demonstrated the maintenance of a functional tooth.
Keywords: magnification, maxillary first molars, MB2, pulp chamber floor, unusual anatomy
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,
Pages: 1732 - 1736