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Molarization of Mandibular Second Premolar

Neha Mangla, Vineet Inder Singh Khinda, Shiminder Kallar, Gurlal Singh Brar

Keywords : Macrodontia, Mandibular second premolar, Molarization

Citation Information : Mangla N, Singh Khinda VI, Kallar S, Singh Brar G. Molarization of Mandibular Second Premolar. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014; 7 (2):137-139.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1251

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


Macrodontia (megadontia, megalodontia, macrodontism) is a rare shape anomaly that has been used to describe dental gigantism. Mandibular second premolars show an elevated variability of crown morphology, as are its eruptive potential and final position in the dental arch. To date, only eight cases of isolated macrodontia of second premolars have been reported in the literature. This case report presents clinical and radiographic findings of unusual and rare case of isolated unilateral molarization of left mandibular second premolar.

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