IP Annals of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Radix entomolaris: Uncommon is common- A case report

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Author Details: Bhavana.V., G. Leneena, K. Swetha, Nimeshika. R

Volume : 3

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2581-480X

Print ISSN : 2581-4796

Article First Page : 130

Article End Page : 131


Variations in the root morphology called Radix Entomolaris may be seen sometimes in mandibular molars, in which the tooth has an extra root attached to its lingual aspect. Clinician must know variations in tooth/canal anatomy and characteristic features as such knowledge can help in location and negotiation of canals. A diagnosis and appropriate clinical endodontic skill application can favorably change the prognosis of mandibular molars with such type of root morphology.

Keywords: Radix Entomolaris, Mandibular first molar, Extra Root.