Co-occurrence of bilateral coronal Dens invaginatus and true Talon

G Kayalvizhi, R Neeraja
2010 Pediatric Dental Journal  
Talon cusp and Dens invaginatus are tooth shape anomalies, their co-occurrence in a single tooth is rare. They are often incidental findings found during routine clinical and radiographic examinations. The patient is usually unaware of this condition unless detected radiographically. As maxillary lateral incisors are the teeth most susceptible to coronal invaginations and talon cusp these teeth should be investigated thoroughly. Early diagnosis is mandatory to instigate preventive treatment
more » ... rwise it might result in pulpal involvement necessitating more definitive treatment. We present here a case of bilateral coronal Dens invaginatus and true Talon treated prophylactically. Case Report An 11-year-old girl reported to our department accompanied by her mother with the chief complaint of crowded and malaligned upper front teeth. Her medical and family history was non-contributory. Clinical examination revealed a cusp like structure/ projection on the palatal surface of permanent
doi:10.11411/pdj.20.110 fatcat:6ynhm3z2vbhczo3ksw2s5fqrw4