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Year : 2010  |  Volume :3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 21-23  

Bilateral Taurodontism in Deciduous Molars: A case Report

Parimala Tyagi, Shilpy Gupta
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Peoples Dental Academy, People’s Campus Bhanpur, Bhopal-462037


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

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