Without appreciating the anatomy of the root canal system optimal access, preparation and obturation may be impossible to achieve. The most commonly used medium of plain radiographs do not provide enough information pre treatment to fully appreciate all the anatomical challenges that lie ahead. This paper by Carrotte, one of the most digitally accessed at the BDJ, provides an overview of root canal anatomy and morphology.

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Root Canal Morphology by Carrotte BDJ