Research Article| Volume 21, ISSUE 3, P365-370, March 1966

Treatment of the fused tooth

Report of a case
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      We have described a case of fusion of two teeth in which a portion of the fused crown and its roots were removed in order to produce satisfactory esthetics and occlusal function. In selected cases coronal reshaping of fused and geminate teeth, combined (if necessary) with root canal therapy, will produce a more desirable result than extraction and prosthetic replacement.
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