TITLE

A Rare Occurrence of Geminated-Taloned Maxillary Lateral Incisor

AUTHOR(S)
Neeraja, R.; Kayal, Vizhi G.
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry;May-Aug2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The talon cusp is a developmental anomaly characterized by the presence of an accessory cusp like structure projecting from the cingulum area of the anterior teeth. Gemination is an anomaly caused by a single tooth germ that attempted to divide during its development. These developmental anomalies may cause clinical problems including esthetic impairment, pain, caries and tooth crowding. Co-occurrence of two anomalies in a teeth is rare. This paper presents an unusual case of talon cusp on geminated permanent lateral incisor.
ACCESSION #
82716288

 

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