developmental groove


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developmental groove

a fine, recessed line in the enamel of a tooth that marks the union of the lobes of the crown in its development.
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Maxillary lateral incisor with two developmental grooves.
Talon cusps with deep developmental grooves need simple prophylactic measures such as fissure sealing and composite resin restoration.
Shallow developmental grooves were present at the junction of the talon cusp with the palatal surface of the affected tooth without any carious lesions.

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