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Root Canal Treatment of a Maxillary Second Molar with Two Palatal Canals: a Case Report.

Nabavizadeh M, Abbaszadegan A, Mirhadi H, Ghahramani Y - J Dent (Shiraz) (2015)

Bottom Line: Careful understanding of internal anatomy of root canal system is crucial for successful endodontic treatment.The presence of two palatal canals in maxillary second molar is unusual but noteworthy as an aid to appropriate diagnosis and treatment.This paper reported a case of a maxillary right second molar with two root canals in the palatal root.

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Affiliation: Dept. of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Careful understanding of internal anatomy of root canal system is crucial for successful endodontic treatment. The presence of two palatal canals in maxillary second molar is unusual but noteworthy as an aid to appropriate diagnosis and treatment. This paper reported a case of a maxillary right second molar with two root canals in the palatal root. The root canal treatment and case management were also explained.

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Initial radiograph of maxillary second molar
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Figure 1: Initial radiograph of maxillary second molar

Mentions: Examination showed that all teeth in the maxillary right posterior quadrant were extracted except the mentioned tooth. The patient did not indicate any history of trauma to the head region. Clinical and radiographic inspection of the maxillary right second molar revealed deep occlusal caries (Figure 1) with severe pain on probing by explorer.


Root Canal Treatment of a Maxillary Second Molar with Two Palatal Canals: a Case Report.

Nabavizadeh M, Abbaszadegan A, Mirhadi H, Ghahramani Y - J Dent (Shiraz) (2015)

Initial radiograph of maxillary second molar
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Figure 1: Initial radiograph of maxillary second molar
Mentions: Examination showed that all teeth in the maxillary right posterior quadrant were extracted except the mentioned tooth. The patient did not indicate any history of trauma to the head region. Clinical and radiographic inspection of the maxillary right second molar revealed deep occlusal caries (Figure 1) with severe pain on probing by explorer.

Bottom Line: Careful understanding of internal anatomy of root canal system is crucial for successful endodontic treatment.The presence of two palatal canals in maxillary second molar is unusual but noteworthy as an aid to appropriate diagnosis and treatment.This paper reported a case of a maxillary right second molar with two root canals in the palatal root.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Dept. of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Careful understanding of internal anatomy of root canal system is crucial for successful endodontic treatment. The presence of two palatal canals in maxillary second molar is unusual but noteworthy as an aid to appropriate diagnosis and treatment. This paper reported a case of a maxillary right second molar with two root canals in the palatal root. The root canal treatment and case management were also explained.

No MeSH data available.