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A Mandibular First Molar with Three Distal Canals: A Case Report and Literature Review

Reza Beyraghshamshir, Mina Zarei, Salehe Sekandari




For a successful root canal treatment, it is critical for a clinician to have complete knowledge of the root canal morphology. There are numerous cases in literature concerning the unusual anatomy of mandibular first molars. This report presents a case of a mandibular first molar with three distal canals. An overview of the types and numbers of the common anatomic forms of this tooth also is presented, as is a summary of published anomalies.

Key words: Distal Root; Mandibular First Molar; Root Canal Anatomy

DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/iej.v14i3.24400


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