Semi-crescent C-shaped canal

Additional Info

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  • doctor name: Dr. JoAnne Lam
  • location: Singapore
  • Case #: Case #34

Case description

The patient was referred after first aid, with suspected C-shaped canal, as can be seen in the diagnostic x-ray photo.

A semi-crescnet shape was evident upon access cavity in the distal and palatal area, in addition to the mesial canals. Following the glidepath preparation, the canals were instruments with the Self-Adjusting File with continuous NaOCl irrigation.



About Dr. JoAnne Lam

Dr JoAnne Lam (Singapore), graduated with a BDS degree from the National University of Singapore in 1987 and obtained an MSc (with Distinction) in Endodontics from the Eastman Dental Institution in London in 1992. She is accredited as an Endodontic Specialist since 2008, and works at a private clinic limited to endodontics. She has been a lecturer in endodontics at the National University of Singapore from 1992-2008.


Contact details


Phone: +65.6235.0646

Address: 1 Grange Rd #10-01 Orchard Building
Singapore 239693