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Bilateral Taurodontism in Deciduous Molars: A case Report

Author(s): Parimala Tyagi, | Shilpy Gupta

Journal: People's Journal of Scientific Research
ISSN 0974-6358

Volume: 3;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 21;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: Taurodont | enlarged pulp chamber | pulpectomy.

Taurodontism is a rare dental anomaly in which the involved tooth has an enlarged and elongated body and pulpchamber with apical displacement of the pulpal floor. It has a very low incidence and very few cases are reported inliterature in deciduous dentition. Endodontic treatment of a taurodont tooth is challenging and requires special handlingbecause of the proximity and apical displacement of the roots. In this article a case of five year child with bilateralinvolvement of mandibular second molars is presented.
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