Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 8

Management of Radix Entomolaris

Gurinderjit Kaur Sandhu* and Sandeep Kaur

Private Practitioner, Punjab, India

*Corresponding Author: Gurinderjit Kaur Sandhu, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Fellowship in Aesthetic Dentistry, Private Practitioner, Punjab, India.

Received: June 16, 2021; Published: July 12, 2021


Mandibular first molar shows the greatest variation in the morphology in terms of root number as well number of canals. Extra root is located on the distal root either in the lingual direction or the buccal direction, called radix entomolaris or radix paramolaris respectively. Supernumerary roots and root canals are treated routinely in an endodontic practice. Apt understanding of the root canal anatomy, clinician’s expertise, and careful examination can help in identification and management of these anatomical variations for endodontic procedures. This case report discusses the endodontic management of a mandibular left first molar with radix entomolaris (RE), which is a rare anatomical variation.

Keywords: Supernumerary Roots; Anatomical Variations; Radix Entomolaris; Radix Paramolaris


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Citation: Gurinderjit Kaur Sandhu and Sandeep Kaur. “Management of Radix Entomolaris”: A Systematic Review”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 5.8 (2021): 43-47.


Copyright: © 2021 Gurinderjit Kaur Sandhu and Sandeep Kaur. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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