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Endodontic management of a maxillary second premolar with an S-shaped root canal

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Author(s): Reuben Joseph | Velmurugan Natanasabapathy | Vasanthi Santhanam | Priya | Vijaylakshmi

Journal: Journal of Conservative Dentistry
ISSN 0972-0707

Volume: 11;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 168;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Bayonet shaped canal; double-flare technique; S-shaped canals.

ABSTRACT
Complex and unusual root canal morphology is an often occurring phenomenon. Understanding the unusual root canal morphology contributes to success in endodontic treatment. One such variant root canal morphology is the ′S′ shaped or bayonet shaped root canal. This case report discusses endodontic treatment of a maxillary second premolar with an ′S′ shaped root canal.
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