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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: 01-01-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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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