Nigerian Journal of Surgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 85--87

Triplication of deciduous teeth: A rare dental anomaly


Suresh Yadav1, Shallu Tyagi2, Prince Kumar3, Divya Sharma4 
1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kalka Dental College and Hospital, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Kalka Dental College and Hospital, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Prosthodontics, Shree Bankey Bihari Dental College and Research Centre, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
4 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, ITS Centre for Dental Studies and Research, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Prince Kumar
Department of Prosthodontics, Shree Bankey Bihari Dental College and Research Centre, Masuri, N.H. 24, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
India

Fusion of teeth is the union of two or more tooth germs, which are usually separated. Depending upon the stage of odontogenesis, it can be complete or incomplete. The present case describes fusion between the maxillary primary right central and lateral incisor with a supernumerary tooth. Clinical and radiographic examination revealed the presence of fused triple teeth. The fused teeth were extracted, sectioned and were visualized under stereomicroscope at three levels and the diagnosis of fusion of three teeth was confirmed histologically.


How to cite this article:
Yadav S, Tyagi S, Kumar P, Sharma D. Triplication of deciduous teeth: A rare dental anomaly.Niger J Surg 2013;19:85-87


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Yadav S, Tyagi S, Kumar P, Sharma D. Triplication of deciduous teeth: A rare dental anomaly. Niger J Surg [serial online] 2013 [cited 2020 Feb 29 ];19:85-87
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