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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