Journal of Conservative Dentistry

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 88--91

Endodontic management of a maxillary first and second premolar with three canals


Robin Theruvil1, Chitharanjan Ganesh2, Anoj Cherian George3 
1 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, St. Gregorios Dental College, Chelad, Kothamangalam, India
2 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Sri Sankara Dental College, Varkala, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, India
3 Department of Periodontics, Lenora Institute of Dental Sciences, Rajanagaram, East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Chitharanjan Ganesh
Swagat, TC 2/3601, Kesavadasapuram, Thiruvanathapuram 695 004, Kerala
India

Unusual anatomical configurations must be considered in the radiographic and clinical evaluation during the endodontic treatment. The canal anatomy maxillary first and second premolar has been studied extensively and the presence of three canals is relatively rare especially in the maxillary second premolar. The occurrence of three canals with separate foramina in both the first and second premolar is shown to be in extremely low percentages and has been documented as practically non-existent in Asian populations. This article describes a case of a maxillary first and second premolar with three canals each


How to cite this article:
Theruvil R, Ganesh C, George AC. Endodontic management of a maxillary first and second premolar with three canals.J Conserv Dent 2014;17:88-91


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Theruvil R, Ganesh C, George AC. Endodontic management of a maxillary first and second premolar with three canals. J Conserv Dent [serial online] 2014 [cited 2022 May 17 ];17:88-91
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