Radix entamolaris: An anatomical challenge

Case Report

Author Details : Varnika Yadav*, Praveen Singh Samant, Ayush Razdan Singh

Volume : 6, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 41-43


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Generally, mandibular first molars have one mesial and distal root but in few cases there are morphological variations where in the number of roots and root canals may vary. Radix Entomolaris (RE) is the presence of an additional lingual root distally in mandibular molars. Correct diagnosis is important before starting with endodontic therapy in these teeth to ensure successful treatment outcome. This case report series describes the endodontic management of mandibular first molar with radix entamolaris.

Keywords: Endodontic treatment, Mandibular first molar, Morphological Variations, Radix Entamolaris.

How to cite : Yadav V , Samant P S, Singh A R, Radix entamolaris: An anatomical challenge. IP Indian J Conserv Endod 2021;6(1):41-43

Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and IP Indian J Conserv Endod. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)

Article History

Received : 14-01-2021

Accepted : 14-01-2021

Available online : 16-03-2021

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