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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56-60

Double palatal roots in maxillary second molars: A case report and literature review


Department of Restorative Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Mohammed S Alenazy
Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy, P.O. Box 84891,
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1658-5984.149092

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A thorough understanding of internal and external anatomy of various teeth is critical for a successful outcome of endodontic therapy. The aims of this paper were (1) to describe the clinical retreatment of a maxillary second molar with two palatal roots and (2) to review the available literature regarding this anatomical variation. A 45-year-old Saudi female presented for non-surgical retreatment of maxillary left second molar. Careful radiographic and clinical examinations revealed the presence of two buccal and two palatal roots each with a single root canal. Anatomical variations can occur in any tooth; therefore, the clinicians should always anticipate the occurrence of these variations and utilize all the available tools to diagnose and manage them


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