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CASE REPORT

Primary Maxillary Bilateral Central Incisors with Two Roots

Shweta S Jajoo

Citation Information : Jajoo SS. Primary Maxillary Bilateral Central Incisors with Two Roots. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2017; 10 (3):309-312.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1456

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-09-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

A rare case of birooted primary maxillary central incisor is reported. A 5-year-old male patient reported with carious maxillary primary anterior teeth. Radiographic examination incidentally revealed root bifurcation in primary maxillary central incisors bilaterally. This represents a rare finding. There are few cases that have reported birooted permanent incisors, but there is no case reported till date with birooted primary incisors. This report discusses the findings in the context of the available literature. The possible etiology and the need for careful assessment prior to root canal therapy are highlighted.


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