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REVIEW ARTICLE

Anatomic and Diagnostic Challenges of C-Shaped Root Canal System

Shailendra Gupta, Poorva Khullar

Keywords : C-shaped canal, Mandibular 2nd molar, Root canal treatment,Tooth anatomy

Citation Information : Gupta S, Khullar P. Anatomic and Diagnostic Challenges of C-Shaped Root Canal System. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014; 7 (1):35-39.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1230

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Successful root canal treatment depends on the thorough management of the canal anatomy. The use of periapical radiographs is essential to identify and monitor the canal\'s morphological variations. The C-shaped single canaled mandibular 2nd molar probably requires a different regimen of treatment from the two rooted, three canaled version, as it is rare. Because of the importance of its true diagnosis and treatment, a comprehensive review of published information and investigations about it in addition to approaches for its treatment is necessary. In this article, a detailed review and three case reports with different C-shaped canal confgurations have been described which were successfully negotiated, prepared and obturated. How to cite this article: Raisingani D, Gupta S, Mital P, Khullar P. Anatomic and Diagnostic Challenges of C-Shaped Root Canal System. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014;7(1):35-39.


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