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Radix entomolaris in permanent mandibular first molars: Case reports and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21467000     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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This article presents three cases involving permanent mandibular first molars with unusual root morphology. While the permanent mandibular first molar normally has two roots (one mesial and one distal), an additional root sometimes is found distolingually; this condition is known as radix entomolaris (RE). This article also reviews the literature concerning the morphology, prevalence, etiology, classification, diagnosis, and significance of RE.
Authors:
Nandanahosur B Nagaveni; Kagathur V Umashankar
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  General dentistry     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0363-6771     ISO Abbreviation:  Gen Dent     Publication Date:    2009 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7610466     Medline TA:  Gen Dent     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e25-9     Citation Subset:  D    
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