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CASE REPORT

Endodontic Management of Mesotaurodontic Tooth with Endocrown: A Case Report

James D Raj, Niveditha MS Babu, Samuel A Victor

Keywords : Endocrown, Mesotaurodont, Taurdontism

Citation Information : Raj JD, Babu NM, Victor SA. Endodontic Management of Mesotaurodontic Tooth with Endocrown: A Case Report. J Oper Dent Endod 2018; 3 (2):97-100.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10047-0064

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018 Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Taurodontism is a developmental disturbance of a tooth that lacks constriction at the level of the cementoenamel junction and is characterized by unusually large pulp chambers. This enlarged pulp chamber causes the pulpal floor to be present more apically and bifurcation or trifurcation of the roots. Endodontic therapy of taurodontic tooth always poses a challenging task for clinicians. Moreover, post-endodontic restoration of the tooth with gross destruction should be handled judiciously. This is the first paper which describes the endodontic management of mesotaurodontic tooth with endocrown.


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