Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology

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Year
: 2007  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 293--295

«DQ»Kissing Molars«DQ» - A Case Report


Jigna Shah, Shweta Goel 
 Dept of Oral Medicine & Radiology, G, D, C, H. Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Jigna Shah
Dept of Oral Medicine & Radiology, G, D, C, H. Ahmedabad, Gujarat
India

Impaction of permanent molars is as such a common condition, but phenomenon of «DQ»kissing molars«DQ» where occlusal surfaces of impacted molars facing each other is an uncommon radiological finding. A case is presented of «DQ»kissing molars«DQ» where occlusal surfaces of permanent second and third molars are in close proximity in a patient with ankylosis of TMJ. As such various causes can be linked with this condition but in this case the prime cause for this condition can be considered narrow arch length as patient was having TMJ ankylosis.


How to cite this article:
Shah J, Goel S. "Kissing Molars" - A Case Report.J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol 2007;19:293-295


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Shah J, Goel S. "Kissing Molars" - A Case Report. J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol [serial online] 2007 [cited 2022 May 20 ];19:293-295
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