Other Names for this Disease
- Bull teeth
- Large pulp chambers in the molars
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 It refers to an elongation of the pulp chamber of the tooth, which can cause the tooth to lie deep in the jaw (aveolar process). At this time the cause of taurodontism is unknown.Taurodontism is a disorder of tooth development and occurs most commonly in permanent molar teeth.
Last updated: 7/18/2013
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- Rao A. Taurodontism of deciduous and permanent molars: report of two cases. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2006;
- Taurodontism. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man. 1994; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id=272700 . Accessed 2/29/2008.
- The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
- Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Taurodontism. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
- Rao A, Arathi R. Taurodontism of deciduous and permanent molars: report of two cases. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2006;24(1):42-4.
- Varrela J, Alvesalo L, Mayhall J. Taurodontism in 45,X females. J Dent Res. 1990 Feb;69(2):494-5.