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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 138-140
Mesiodens with an unusual morphology and multiple impacted supernumerary teeth in a non-syndromic patient


Department of Oral Pathology, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India

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Pavithra Srivatsan
Department of Oral Pathology, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Chennai
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9290.33792

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Supernumerary teeth are a relatively frequent disorder of odontogenesis characterized by an excess number of teeth. Mesiodens is the most common type of supernumerary tooth found in the premaxilla between the two central incisors. They can be supplemental (resembling natural teeth), conical, tuberculate or molariform. We present the case of a 19 year-old girl who presented with a mesiodens of an unusual morphology and multiple impacted supernumerary teeth not associated with any syndrome.


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