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CASE REPORT

Endodontic Management of a Fused Maxillary Permanent Lateral Incisor with a Supplemental Lateral Incisor

Gayathri N, Sudha R, Narasimhan B, Sukumaran VG

Keywords : Fusion, Gemination, Supplemental, Supernumerary

Citation Information : N G, R S, B N, VG S. Endodontic Management of a Fused Maxillary Permanent Lateral Incisor with a Supplemental Lateral Incisor. 2011; 1 (2):35-37.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-1-2-35

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Abstract

Fusion and gcmination arc two distinct developmental anomalies whose differentiation is often difficult, more so, when a fusion occurs between a permanent and supernumerary teeth. This case report discusses in detail the endodontic management of a fused permanent maxillary lateral incisor and its supplemental supernumerary tooth in a 16 year old female patient.


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