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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 397-404

C-shaped mandibular primary first molar diagnosed with cone beam computed tomography: A novel case report and literature review of primary molars' root canal systems


Department of Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Gozde Ozcan
Department of Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.191438

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Knowledge of the different anatomical variations in root canal system of dedicious dentition will improve the practice of the pediatric dentists. The teeth with C-shaped root canal configurations are definitely a problem in endodontic treatment. Dentists who are specialists of endodontics must have adequate knowledge about various root canal morphologies of primary tooth that have a tendency for rapid progression of dental caries to achieve a technically satisfactory outcome. This report presents an extraordinary case of unusual tooth morphology involving the mandibular first primary molar with a C-shaped configuration which has not yet been reported.






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