Radix Entomolaris and C-Shape Canals in #30 & #31

Instruments Used: ProTaper (Sx), WaveOne Glider & Vortex Blue (20.04, 25.04 & 30.04)


#30 & #31 were previously initiated by referring dentist and were referred to our clinic for endodontic treatment.

Dx of #30 & #31: Previously initiated with symptomatic apical periodontitis.

CBCT was taken which shows complex anatomy of #30 (Radix Entomolaris) which severely curves 90 degree towards the buccal. #31 has deep (C-Shape) with curvy three canals.

#31 endodontic treatment was finished in one visit and #30 in two visits.

Cleaning and shaping using a combination of ProTaper (Sx), WaveOne Glider & Vortex Blue (20.04, 25.04 & 30.04) alongside PUI 8% NaOCl & 17% EDTA.

Obturation using WVC of GP/AH plus sealer.

Build up with Rockcore. Patient is asymptomatic and was referred back to general dentist for full coverage restorations.

Name: Ahmed B. Salman, BDS, DDS

University: University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry



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