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Cone Beam Computed Tomography a Noval Innovation for assessing the Canal Morphology of Maxillary First Bicuspid

M Remya, VP Prabath Singh

Citation Information : Remya M, Prabath Singh V. Cone Beam Computed Tomography a Noval Innovation for assessing the Canal Morphology of Maxillary First Bicuspid. Cons Dent Endod J 2017; 2 (1):4-7.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10048-0016

License: CC BY 3.0

Published Online: 01-06-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Aim

To evaluate the root canal morphology of maxillary first premolar using Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT).

Materials and methods

A total of 125 teeth were selected and CBCT scans were taken and following factors were recorded – number of roots, number of root canals, anatomy, and configuration of canals.

Results

Overall 88% teeth had two roots. Most frequent canal configuration was type I in 93.6%; 94.4% teeth had single canal exiting in single apical foramen.

Conclusion

Within the limitation of the study, it was concluded that among the study population, there is a high incidence of two-rooted maxillary first bicuspid with two canals with type I Vertucci canal configuration.

How to cite this article

Remya M, Singh VPP. Cone Beam Computed Tomography a Noval Innovation for assessing the Canal Morphology of Maxillary First Bicuspid. Cons Dent Endod J 2017;2(1):4-7.


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