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Endodontic Management of Radix Entomolaris: A Report of Two Cases

Varsha Maria Sebastian, Emil S Mani

Keywords : Mandibular molar, Radix entomolaris, Root canal preparation

Citation Information : Sebastian VM, Mani ES. Endodontic Management of Radix Entomolaris: A Report of Two Cases. 2021; 11 (2):61-64.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10083-1005

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-12-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Root canal anatomy is complicated and interpretation of the variations from the norm is crucial for an optimum treatment outcome. Radix entomolaris (RE) is a common variation recorded in the mandibular molars. It is characterized by a supernumerary root located distolingually. Proper diagnosis is critical for identifying this supernumerary root and preventing misdiagnosis, which could potentially give rise to an unfavorable outcome. The objective of this article is to describe the successful management of two cases presenting with RE.

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