Talon cusp in a primary lateral incisor from a medieval child.

@article{Mays2005TalonCI,
  title={Talon cusp in a primary lateral incisor from a medieval child.},
  author={Simon Mays},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={67-72}
}
  • Simon Mays
  • Published 2005 in International journal of paediatric dentistry
This paper describes talon cusp in an ancient skeleton and is a rare report of its occurrence in a primary lateral incisor. As well as talon cusp, the affected incisor also shows abnormal widening, probably representing a double tooth. There is also a supernumerary permanent incisor. The report shows that talon cusp existed in British populations more than 600 years before the first written description. A brief review of the literature on the occurrence of talon cusp in the primary dentition is… CONTINUE READING