Mandibular Premolars: Teeth not to underestimate

12 July 2016

Mohamad Zaafrany

The success of endodontic treatment depends on removing microorganisms from root canal system, three dimensionally sealing and the placement of a good coronal seal to prevent communications between oral cavity and the periradicular tissues (1-4).

The operator should be able to assess the endodontic case and know about tooth anatomy and the suspected anatomical variations one may face during treatment.


Mandibular premolars can exhibit complex and aberrant root canal anatomy which is of a great challenge to diagnose and to manage during root canal treatment.


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