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Mesiodens with Facial Talon Cusp- A Rarity

AN Sulabha, C Sameer

Citation Information : Sulabha A, Sameer C. Mesiodens with Facial Talon Cusp- A Rarity. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2014; 8 (1):62-64.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-8-1-62

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-09-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


Mesiodens is the most common type of supernumerary tooth found in premaxilla between two the central incisors. Talon cusp, also known as eagle's talon, is a dental anomaly that occurs on lingual aspect of the teeth. This paper reports a rare presentation of talon cusp on facial aspect of mesiodens in 9 year old female child. The treatment plan consisted of extraction of mesiodens.

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