Five canals on mandibular first molar successfully managed by undergraduate dental student: An Educational Case Report.

  • Elhadi M. Awooda Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medical Sciences and Technology, Sudan.
  • Basil A. Sulaiman Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medical Sciences and Technology, Sudan.

Abstract

Undergraduate dental student’s eligibility and ability to treat difficult endodontic cases is a new area open for debate.  A fifth year undergraduate dental student managed to perform a successful root canal treatment (RCT) on a 42 year old male patient diagnosed as a rare case of mandibular first molar with five root canals.  As an educational case report, in a country like Sudan, close supervision and clinical training of undergraduate students in treating difficult endodontic cases is recommended.

Author Biography

Elhadi M. Awooda, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medical Sciences and Technology, Sudan.
Interim Editor -in- Chief

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Published
2018-04-26
How to Cite
AWOODA, Elhadi M.; SULAIMAN, Basil A.. Five canals on mandibular first molar successfully managed by undergraduate dental student: An Educational Case Report.. Journal of Oral Research, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 4, p. 150-154, apr. 2018. ISSN 0719-2479. Available at: <http://www.joralres.com/index.php/JOR/article/view/joralres.2018.038>. Date accessed: 20 sep. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.17126/joralres.2018.038.
Section
Cases

Keywords

endodontics; mandibular first molar; root canal therapy; dental student.