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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 123681, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/123681
Case Report

Endodontic Treatment and Esthetic Management of a Geminated Central Incisor Bearing a Talon Cusp

1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, İzmir Katip Çelebi University, İzmir, Turkey
2Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, İzmir Katip Çelebi University, İzmir, Turkey
3Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, İzmir Katip Çelebi University, İzmir, Turkey

Received 26 November 2013; Accepted 21 January 2014; Published 5 March 2014

Academic Editors: M. Ashkenazi and D. Torrés-Lagares

Copyright © 2014 Elif Tarım Ertaş et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Gemination with talon cusps is an uncommon morphologic dental anomaly, characterized by the formation of clinically wide tooth that can cause significant aesthetic and clinical problems including esthetic impairment, pain, caries susceptibility, and tooth crowding. These morphological dental anomalies have specific treatment needs due to the abnormal morphology and need virtuous radiologic diagnosis. Multidisciplinary approach can supply success of the treatment plan that can provide esthetic and occlusal requirements. In this case report, the multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of geminated tooth with talon cusp is presented with the clinical and radiographic findings.