Labial talon cusps: a South American archaeological case in the deciduous dentition and review of a rare trait

@article{Pomeroy2009LabialTC,
  title={Labial talon cusps: a South American archaeological case in the deciduous dentition and review of a rare trait},
  author={Emma Pomeroy},
  journal={BDJ},
  year={2009},
  volume={206},
  pages={277-282}
}
Talon cusps are rarely reported developmental anomalies of the anterior dentition. They occur most commonly on the lingual aspect of the tooth but may also affect the labial aspect, and double (lingual and labial) talon cusps have also been reported. This study presents the first case of a labial talon cusp affecting the maxillary deciduous central incisor to be described in the literature. It was identified in a child skeleton from the archaeological site of Borgatta, north-west Argentina. The… CONTINUE READING
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