Rare variation in maxillary first molar with five root canals

Anupam S Sharma., Chandni Patel and Rajendra Daule

Maxillary first molars can present severe variations in their root canal morphology.  A significant proportion of these teeth require root canal treatment during their life as these have a high incidence of caries. Knowledge of exceptional variations in these teeth can help in successful outcome of endodontic treatment. This case report attempts to highlight a need to confirm presence of such anomalies during treatment.

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