Apical branches and accessory canals are commonly seen at root termini and should be routinely demonstrated by most root canal fillings
Patient: 22-year-old female in excellent health
Chief Complaint: asymptomatic
Dental History: The patient’s previous dentist had performed root canal treatment on tooth #14 in 2006. Her new dentist noted a periapical radiolucency associated with the mesiobuccal root of tooth #14 and the tooth required a full-coverage restoration. The patient was referred for endodontic retreatment in 2012.
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