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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 614129, 5 pages
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Case Report

Endodontic Management of Mandibular Second Molar Fused to a Supernumerary Tooth, Using Spiral Computed Tomography as a Diagnostic Aid: A Case Report

1Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Sawangi (Meghe), Maharashtra, Wardha, India
2Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, India
3Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Rural Dental College, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni, India

Received 22 March 2012; Accepted 26 June 2012

Academic Editors: R. A. de Mesquita and Y. S. Khader

Copyright © 2012 Kavitarani Rudagi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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