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CASE REPORT

Multiple Bilateral Taurodontic Teeth in Primary Dentition: A Case Report

Pallavi Vashisth, Swati Dwivedi, Satyaki Arora, Sandeep Mayall

Keywords : Bilateral, Multiple taurodontism, Deciduous teeth, Pulp chamber

Citation Information : Vashisth P, Dwivedi S, Arora S, Mayall S. Multiple Bilateral Taurodontic Teeth in Primary Dentition: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2013; 6 (2):132-133.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1205

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-08-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Taurodontism describes the tendency for the body of the tooth to enlarge at the expense of the roots. An enlarged pulp chamber, apical displacement of the pulpal floor, and no constriction at the level of the cementoenamel junction are the characteristic features. These anatomic variations may hinder location of canal orifices, complete removal of pulp, proper instrumentation and obturation. Importance of radiographic interpretation for the diagnosis of this alteration cannot be overlooked. This article describes a case of multiple bilateral taurodontism involving all the deciduous molars in a 3½ year old female. The child reported with a chief complaint of multiple carious lesions. How to cite this article: Vashisth P, Dwivedi S, Arora S, Mayall S. Multiple Bilateral Taurodontic Teeth in Primary Dentition: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2013;6(2):132-133.


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