Dr Afzal Ali, Dr Ratnakar P, Dr Prahlad Saraf, Dr. Ankita Sharma


Taurodontism is a morphoanatomical anomaly of teeth characterised by enlarged pulp chamber with apically displaced pulp chamber floor and
furcation.Endodontic treatment of a taurodont is challenging and requires special handling because of proximity and apical displacement of roots.
In performing root canal treatment on such teeth, one should appreciate the complexity of the root canal system, canal obliteration and
configuration, and the potential for additional root canal systems. Careful exploration of the grooves between all orifices particularly with
magnification, use of ultrasonic irrigation; and a modified filling technique are of particular use. This paper presents three case reports on diagnosis
and successful endodontic management of hypertaurodontic teeth, in non-syndromic patients.


Taurodontism; Gutta-Percha (GP); Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT); Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA).

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