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Tooth Triplet: A Rare Case Report

Samir Dutta, Puneet Goenka

Citation Information : Dutta S, Goenka P. Tooth Triplet: A Rare Case Report. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2009; 3 (1):3-5.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-3-1-3

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 00-01-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


A rare case of fusion of two deciduous teeth with a supernumerary tooth is reported. The fused teeth were causing deviation of the path of eruption of the permanent tooth. Thus extraction was planned for them. The histological section of the extracted tooth confirmed the phenomenon of fusion. Long term follow up showed normal eruption of the permanent tooth there after.

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