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An Extremely Challenging Root Anomaly: Radix Entomolaris

Jun 29, 2023

A challenging treatment cannot always be anticipated from a pretreatment clinical and radiographic exam. This case highlights an extremely difficult root canal treatment on a highly anomalous radix entomolaris presentation.

Endodontic Treatment Challenges of Complex Anatomy

Jun 13, 2021

The prevention of tissue and debris blockage is especially important when treating complex root anatomy. In this case the author demonstrates the treatment of a radix entomolaris root anomaly

The Dangerous Curved Root

Jun 2, 2021

Certain presentations of root anatomy require serious attention to detail to prevent mishaps. A case like this one showing a long curved narrow root is a good example.

Patient: 57 year-old female with controlled Type 2 Diabetes

Chief Complaint: Patient complained of a constant throbbing toothache in the lower right posterior jaw. She reported 5/10 pain level and presented for emergency treatment