Multi-rooted mandibular premolars: Report of case

Michael Milano, Carmen Chavarria, Jennifer Hoppe

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Differential growth of the epithelial diaphragm is needed for the formation i of multiple roots in the primary and permanent dentitions. In most instances, the mandibular premolars posses a single root. It is a very unusual event to find a case of bilateral multi-rooted first and second mandibular premolars. This paper presents such a case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-65
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Dentistry for Children
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Bilateral multi-rooted
  • Epithelial diaphragm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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