Flashcards in Dr. Leibow- endo/root morphology Deck (12):
What is the longest tooth in the mouth? How long was the longest tooth Dr. L has ever worked on?
How many canals does a maxillary 1st PM USUALLY (85%) have?
How many canals does a maxillary 2nd PM usually have (75%)?
What % of MAXILLARY 1st MOLARS have 4 canals?
94%....FOUR canals = ninety FOUR %
What is the most variable tooth?
Maxillary 1st molar
In a maxillary 1st molar, which root typically has 2 canals? (What %)
What % of mandibular central incisors have 2 canals? IF it does have one, where will I find it?
40%...in the cingulum of the tooth
What % of mandibular lateral incisors have 2 canals? Which tooth is LONGER, the mandiubular central or mandibular lateral?
40% have 2 canals... Lateral is usually 2mm LONGER then the central
Which tooth has a lingual canal that is hard to find, in fact, Dr. L missed it on his sister-in-law...
mandibular first premolar (30% have the 2 roots)
Which tooth has the trick of finding the Distal canal then looking mesial. Once mesial you split the distance to the F and L walls and find the other two canals in the middle?
Mandibular 1st molar
Which tooth has that "C" shaped canal system again?
mandibular 2nd molar