Dens evaginatus and dens invaginatus in a double tooth: A rare case report

Indian J Dent Res. 2015 Sep-Oct;26(5):545-9. doi: 10.4103/0970-9290.172085.


The presence of dens invaginatus (DI) and dens evaginatus (DE) on same tooth is a rare phenomenon. However, when these dental anomalies occur on a double tooth, it becomes an extremely rare phenomenon. The authors report a rare case of DI and DE on fused permanent maxillary central incisor with supernumerary tooth in a 40-year-old male. The present article also focuses on the differentiating fusion from gemination and also reviews preventive and management strategies for tooth with complex dental anatomy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Dens in Dente / diagnosis*
  • Dens in Dente / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Radiography, Panoramic