Proper diagnosis the pathway to endodontic success

Endodontic access cavity deals with both coronal and radicular cohorts that flow together into a single cavity preparation. A root with single tapering canal and an apical exit is more of an exception rather than a rule. The clinician has to forage for multiple foramina, deltas, accessory canals, etc., in most of the teeth. The familiarity and understanding of the internal anatomy and ample knowledge of the anatomical variations in the root canals of the teeth can play a pivotal role in delivering successful endodontic treatment. The article titled Diagnosis and Management of Bilateral Four Rooted Mandibular First Molars sheds light into the varying anatomies in mandibular lower molars and aids to ponder in finding extra roots and their successful management.

 

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