International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2019, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Part D
Post and core management of maxillary lateral incisor with type III Vertucci root canal configuration: A case report
AUTHOR(S): Anil K Tomer, Anila Krishna Saxena, Artika Gupta, Akankshita Behera, Nitish Mittal and Lungdin Leima Cecilia
ABSTRACT:This case report describes the post and core treatment of a type III Vertucci canal configuration in maxillary lateral incisor. A 28-year-old female patient reported to the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics with the chief complaint of pain in upper front tooth region. On clinical examination, there was presence of faulty restoration which on removal showed loss of significant tooth structure necessitating post and core treatment. The tooth showed unusual canal anatomy with a single canal splitting to divide in two which joined again short of the apex. Such a canal configuration is classified as Vertucci Type III. Treatment was initiated with removal of old restoration, scouting was done to locate the two c followed by chemo mechanical preparation and obturation. Post space preparation was done in the palatal canal followed by post cementation and core build up.
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Anil K Tomer, Anila Krishna Saxena, Artika Gupta, Akankshita Behera, Nitish Mittal, Lungdin Leima Cecilia. Post and core management of maxillary lateral incisor with type III Vertucci root canal configuration: A case report. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2019;5(2):215-217.