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