European Journal of Therapeutics
Case Report

Kissing molars: A rare case report

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Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore, India

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Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Nitte University A.B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India

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Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Manipal University, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India

Eur J Ther 2017; 23: 42-44
DOI: 10.5152/EurJTher.2017.09120
Read: 713 Downloads: 518 Published: 03 September 2019

Abstract

Kissing molar is a rare condition wherein the occlusal surfaces of the impacted mandibular molars are in close proximity with each other within a single follicular space, with their roots in the opposite direction. According to the existing dental literature, the occurrence of this phenomenon is extremely rare and its etiology remains unknown.

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