Taurodontism

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Taurodontism

Taurodontism is a disorder of tooth development and occurs most commonly in permanent molar teeth. It refers to an elongation of the pulp chamber of the tooth, which can cause the tooth to lie deep in the jaw (aveolar process). At this time the cause of taurodontism is unknown.
 

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The terms "Taurodontism" returned 10 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Interradicular dentin dysplasia associated with amelogenesis imperfecta with taurodontism or trichodentoosseous syndrome: a diagnostic dilemma.
 

Author(s): Veda Hegde, K Srikanth

Journal: Indian J Dent Res. ;25(2):269-71.

 

Amelogenesis imperfecta is a hereditary disorder with diverse clinical presentation, where enamel is the tissue that is primarily affected either quantitatively or qualitatively. Hypomaturation/hypoplastic amelogenesis imperfecta with taurodontism is a rare variant of amelogenesis ...

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2014

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Taurodontism in deciduous molars.
 

Author(s): Yash Bafna, H V Kambalimath, Vishal Khandelwal, Prathibha Nayak

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Taurodont teeth are characterised by large pulp chambers at the expense of roots. An enlarged pulp chamber, apical displacement of the pulpal floor and no constriction at the level of the cement-enamel junction are the characteristic features of taurodont tooth. It appears more frequently ...

Last Updated: 5 Jun 2013

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Taurodontism.
 

Author(s): Ravi Prakash Sasankoti Mohan, Sankalp Verma, Neha Agarwal, Udita Singh

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Taurodontism leads to constriction of the cementoenamel junction, which results in vertically elongated pulp chambers, apical displacement of the pulpal floor, and bifurcation or trifurcation of the root. This trait can be seen in permanent and primary teeth, in a single tooth or ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2013

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The terms "Taurodontism" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

"Taurodontism" an endodontic challenge: a case report.
 

Author(s): Ramesh Bharti, Anil Chandra, Aseem P Tikku, Kulvindar K Wadhwani

Journal: J Oral Sci. 2009 Sep;51(3):471-4.

 

Taurodontism can be defined as a change in tooth shape caused by the failure of the Hertwig's epithelial sheath diaphragm to invaginate at the proper horizontal level. An enlarged pulp chamber, apical displacement of the pulpal floor, and no constriction at the level of the cementoenamel ...

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2009

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Taurodontism, an isolated trait associated with syndromes and X-chromosomal aneuploidy.
 

Author(s): M T Jaspers, C J Witkop

Journal: Am. J. Hum. Genet.. 1980 May;32(3):396-413.

 

A review of the literature on teeth with enlarged pulp chambers and apical displacement of the bifurcation or trifurcation of roots (taurodontism) and investigation of the association of this trait with X-chromosomal aneuploidy shows that: (1) Taurodontism is not a rare trait in modern ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 1980

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