Prevalence of additional canals in maxillary first molars in a Nigerian population.

@article{AbiodunSolanke2008PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of additional canals in maxillary first molars in a Nigerian population.},
  author={Iyabo M Funmilayo Abiodun-Solanke and Oluwole Oyekunle Dosumu and Peter O Shaba and Deborah Mojirade Ajayi},
  journal={The journal of contemporary dental practice},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 7},
  pages={81-8}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of additional canals in maxillary first molars in a selected population in Nigeria. METHODS AND MATERIALS One hundred extracted teeth were collected from the Pedodontic and Oral Surgery clinics of the University College Hospital in Ibadan, Nigeria. The teeth were identified and their root planed to remove adherent soft tissues. Each tooth was sectioned at the cementoenamel junction (CEJ) and then again at 2 mm below the CEJ. The… CONTINUE READING
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