Anatomy of Mandibular Molar Furcation and its Clinical Implications
Madhumala Thiruneervannan, Syed Wali Peeran
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A thorough understanding of molar root anatomy is essential for proper diagnostic and therapeutic decisions. Factors such as root trunk length, furcation entrance, root separation, and root surface area can affect diagnosis, and consequently, the choice of the appropriate therapy for furcally involved molars. Several morphological factors related to furcations and roots contribute to the etiology and compromised prognosis of furcation – involved teeth. In this review an attempt has been made to recollect the salient anatomical features of mandibular molar furcation with an emphasis on their clinical implications.
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