Geminated Maxillary Lateral Incisor with Talon's Cusp – A Rare Case Report

JOURNAL TITLE: Journal of Oral Health and Community Dentistry

Author
1. Archna Agnihotri
2. Mahesh Goel
ISSN
2230-7389
DOI
10.5005/johcd-1-2-40
Volume
1
Issue
2
Publishing Year
2007
Pages
3
Author Affiliations
    1. Tata Memorial Center, Parel, Mumbai, India
    2. Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    3. Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    1. Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bhojia Dental College, Baddi, Himachal Pradesh, India Reprint requests: Dr. Archna Agnihotri
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    Abstract

    A rare case of Geminated maxillary lateral incisor with Talon's cusp is reported. In order to relieve the crowding, align the anteriors and to facilitate the eruption of canine it was planned to extract the geminated tooth. The canine after complete eruption was recontoured to the shape of lateral incisor followed by the alignment of anterior teeth.

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