Bilateral Talon Cusp: A Case Report

Mishra, Gauri; Mishra, Abhinav; Arora, Swati
September 2011
Indian Journal of Stomatology;2011, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p187
Academic Journal
The term talon cusp refers to a relatively rare dental anomaly in which an accessory cusp like structure projects from the cingulum area or cementoenamel junction. The condition can occur in either maxillary or mandibular anterior teeth in both the primary and permanent dentitions. Most ofthe cases are unilateral with some instances of bilateral involvement. Presentation of the following case could provide a comprehensive knowledge ofthe clinical entity as well as the problems associated with it, thereby preventing or minimizing possible complications.


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