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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-46

Implication of taurodontism in orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning: A review and case report


Department of Dental Surgery and Oral Health Sciences, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Sanjeev Datana
Department of Dental Surgery and Oral Health Sciences, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JODD.JODD_7_20

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Taurodontism is defined as lack of usual constriction at the cement-enamel junction, elongated pulp chambers with apical displacement of pulp floor. Affected tooth may not exhibit any characteristic morphologic trait for clinical recognition and require radiologic diagnosis. A special attention is required while planning any treatment for affected tooth. Present article highlights the important of early diagnosis of taurodntism in orthodontic treatment planning. A case report is presented with diagnosis of taurodontism affecting multiple teeth in both maxillary and mandibular arch.


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