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J Conserv Dent. 2016 Nov-Dec;19(6):587-590.

Successful orthograde treatment of dens invaginatus Type 3 with a main C-shaped canal based on cone-beam computed tomography evaluation.

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Department of Endodontics, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Tel Hashomer, Israel.


Dens invaginatus is a rare anatomic variation that is found primarily in maxillary lateral incisors. The management of dens invaginatus is challenging for clinicians; diagnosing the type of malformation, choosing the most appropriate treatment, and carrying out treatment are complicated by the intricate root system of these teeth. The following case report describes the diagnosis and treatment planning of dens invaginatus Type 3 after cone-beam computed tomography evaluation.


C-shaped canal; Cone-beam computed tomography; dens invaginatus

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