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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2014, Article ID 738185, 4 pages
Case Report

Endodontic Treatment of Fused Teeth with Talon Cusp

1Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah 67147, Iran
2Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol 4717647745, Iran
3Dental Research Center, Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand 97178, Iran

Received 8 November 2013; Accepted 19 December 2013; Published 20 January 2014

Academic Editors: A. Cruz-Filho and M. Machado

Copyright © 2014 Shima Sadat Miri 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.


Tooth anomalies are rare phenomena that may be reported by patients as chief complaints or may be discovered by dentists in the oral examination. In a few cases, rare anomalies are found together in one mouth. Decision to treat such anomalies depends on whether or not they interfere with function and esthetics and also the patient's preference. In the present case, a 19-year-old male presented with two right maxillary fused central and lateral incisors and a geminated left maxillary central incisor. A talon-like projection was found at the junction site of the fused teeth. His chief complaint was sensitivity to cold at the site of the giant fused tooth. This report describes the process of diagnosis and treatment of the two anomalies according to patient preference and needs.