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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Fusion of primary teeth- An odontogenic anomaly

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Author Details: Puneet Kumar, Jasmine Kaur, Kanika Gupta Verma, Virinder Goyal, Suruchi Juneja

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 53

Article End Page : 55


The conjoining or twinning of teeth leads to odontogenic anomalies. The dental fusion is observed by the union of two normally separated tooth germs. It is defined as the union of two independently developing primary or permanent teeth that results in the formation of a single large tooth. It can be complete or incomplete, depending upon the stage of development of teeth at the time of union. The prevalence of this anomaly is <1% in primary dentition and is commonly observed in incisor‑canine region.

Keywords: Fusion, Primary dentition, Unilateral.

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