Jacobs Journal of Dentistry and Research

Endodontic Management of a Permanent Mandibular First Molar with Three Mesial Root Canals: Two Case Reports

Published on: 2019-05-21


An additional canal is one of the great number variations occurred in root canal system. A comprehensive knowledge of the root canal anatomy is the mandatory factor which leads to successful endodontic treatment. In the case of mandibular first molar with the possible occurrence of a fifth canal, precise clinical evaluation including multiple angulated radiographs, through examination of chamber floor, CBCT and other adjunctive aids can help clinicians to overcome the failure of endodontic treatment. This article describes two cases of mandibular first molar with three canals in mesial root which treated endodontically.


Additional canal; Endodontic treatment; five root canals; Mandibular first molar; Middle mesial canal