This post encourages the requirement for a thorough oral history and exam!
This patient presented with acute odontogenic symptoms for the last 12 hours.
If a clinician were to assign too much credibility from radiographic images, they can have unpredictable results.
1st Axial view
2nd Axial view
Look which tooth turned out to be the “Culprit”?
We saw this patient for a one-week follow–up, and they were completely asymptomatic and happy with their “root canal result”!
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