Endodontic Management of Varied Canal Morphologies In Maxillary First Molar - A Series of 4 Case Reports

  • Shaik Izaz M.D.S, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences.
  • Nagesh Bolla MDS, Head of the Department, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences.
  • Bhargavi Dasari MDS, Senior Lecturer, KIMS Dental College, Amalapuram, A.P, India, Preceptor, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Newark, New Jersey.
  • Arka Prova Bhattacharjee BDS, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences.
Keywords: Additional canals, Cone-beam Computed Tomography, Permanent Maxillary Molar, Unusual Morphology

Abstract

Radiology is known for its diagnostic aspect of assessing dental pathosis since a century; however it is being used in the management of certain complex cases. It is being employed in all the fields of dentistry, endodontics in particular. The concept of nonsurgical management of root canal therapy is to eliminate the seed of infection causing destruction of tooth for which smoking out the canals is mandatory. Visualizing the three dimensional tooth in a two dimensional conventional image was so far accepted in the teeth displaying lesser disparities, but in teeth like permanent maxillary molar known for varied morphology require the need of an advanced imaging like Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT). This case report describes a series of 4 cases with different forms and number of canals, configurations and unusual morphology where different access modifications, diagnostic methods and magnification were considered for the success of endodontic treatment.

Author Biographies

Shaik Izaz, M.D.S, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences.

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

Nagesh Bolla, MDS, Head of the Department, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences.

department of conservative dentistry and endodontics

Bhargavi Dasari, MDS, Senior Lecturer, KIMS Dental College, Amalapuram, A.P, India, Preceptor, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Newark, New Jersey.

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

Arka Prova Bhattacharjee, BDS, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences.

department of conservative dentistry and endodontics

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Published
2019-05-29
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Izaz S, Bolla N, Dasari B, Bhattacharjee AP. Endodontic Management of Varied Canal Morphologies In Maxillary First Molar - A Series of 4 Case Reports. Front Dent. :Uncorrected Proof.
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