Geminated teeth | definition of geminated teeth by Medical dictionary
a developmental anomaly arising from the attempted division of one tooth bud, resulting in incomplete formation of two teeth and usually manifest as a bifid crown upon a single root.
gem·i·nat·ed teeth (jemi-nā-tĕd tēth)
Developmental anomaly arising from attempted division of one tooth bud, resulting in incomplete formation of two teeth and usually manifest as a bifid crown on a single root.
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Knowledge of the literature-based definition of this anomaly, review of dental history, and the use of accurate imaging resources, such as CBCT, are essential for a correct diagnosis and establishment of an adequate treatment plan in geminated teeth
Prevalence of fused and geminated teeth
in Jordanian adults.
The periapical radiograph exhibited that the crowns and the roots were fused with complete union of their pulp chambers and presence of single pulp chamber and root canal, which is one of the distinguishing features of geminated teeth
Both fused and geminated teeth
were counted as one double tooth.