Two cases of anomalous development of the upper third premolar in a dog and a cat are described. The involved teeth have a bifid crown and 3 roots. The central root is abnormally wide and has 2 separate root canals. The anomalous tooth is the cause of malocclusion in the cat and of periodontitis in both cases. The difficulty in distinguishing gemination from fusion is discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of the South African Veterinary Association|
|State||Published - Sep 1985|
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