Indian Journal of Multidisciplinary Dentistry

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 636--638

Gemination and fusion in deciduous dentition a diagnostic challenge and their clinical significance with a report of a case


Manashvini S Patil1, Sanjayagouda B Patil2 
1 Reader, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Shri Hasanamba Dental College, Vidyanagar, Hassan, India
2 Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Shri Hasanamba Dental College, Vidyanagar, Hassan, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Manashvini S Patil
Reader, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Shri Hasanamba Dental College, Vidyanagar, Hassan
India

Teeth twinning or conjoined teeth are routinely encountered in the dental practice. A dentist should have the ability to differentiate and diagnose gemination and fusion in the deciduous teeth to predict their consequence in the permanent dentition. The paper discusses the diagnostic uncertainties encountered and highlights the diagnostic criteria that can be employed to resolve the challenging cases of conjoined tooth.


How to cite this article:
Patil MS, Patil SB. Gemination and fusion in deciduous dentition a diagnostic challenge and their clinical significance with a report of a case.Indian J Multidiscip Dent 2012;3:636-638


How to cite this URL:
Patil MS, Patil SB. Gemination and fusion in deciduous dentition a diagnostic challenge and their clinical significance with a report of a case. Indian J Multidiscip Dent [serial online] 2012 [cited 2022 May 27 ];3:636-638
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