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VOLUME 8 , ISSUE 1 ( January-June, 2018 ) > List of Articles


Twinning in Primary Dentition – A Case Report

Vinothini V, Sanguida A, Prathima G S

Keywords : Dental anomalies, Gemination, Schizodontia

Citation Information : V V, A S, G S P. Twinning in Primary Dentition – A Case Report. 2018; 8 (1):10-12.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-8-1-10

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 20-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Twinning is usually asymptomatic and is associated with poor esthetics, caries, malocclusions, arch-length discrepancies, periodontal disease, hyperdontia or hypodontia of the permanent successors, and eruption abnormalities. The present case report describes the management of a carious necrotic twinned primary central incisor followed up for one year. Twinning anomaly is characterized by the presence of mirror image teeth.

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