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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 109-111

Facial talon cusp in multilobed mesiodens: A rarest case report


1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, S.J.M.Dental College and Hospital, Chitradurga, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Pedodontics, S.J.M.Dental College and Hospital, Chitradurga, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, S.J.M.Dental College and Hospital, Chitradurga, Karnataka, India
4 Department of Psychiatry, Basaweshwara Medical College and Hospital and Research Center, Chitradurga, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Shilpa J Busnur
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, S.J.M. Dental College and Hospital, Chitradurga, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.115170

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Talon cusp is a well-delineated, talon shaped additional cusp arises during the morphodifferentiation stage of tooth development. It occurs on lingual/palatal or facial surface of either primary or permanent anterior teeth.Occurrence of talon cusp on supernumerary teeth is extremely rare. We report a case of facial talon cusp in a multilobed mesiodens in a 8-year-old girl, which is a rarest of the rare.


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