International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2017, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part B
Supernumerary maxillary lateral incisor: Review of the literature and a case report
AUTHOR(S): Tsvetan Tsvetanov
ABSTRACT:A supernumerary tooth describe the supplemental teeth that can develop in a person's mouth. They may be single or multiple and unilateral or bilateral in distribution and can occur in any region of the dental arch. A mesiodens is a supernumerary tooth in the maxillary anterior incisor region, paramolar is a supernumerary molar and distomolar is a fourth molar or distodens. These can affect primary and permanent dentition. Supernumerary teeth are more common in males. The aim of this case report is to described a rare case of supernumerary maxillary lateral incisor in patient without any syndrome. The etiology, possible complications and treatment methods for supernumerary tooth are discussed.
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Tsvetan Tsvetanov. Supernumerary maxillary lateral incisor: Review of the literature and a case report. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2017;3(1):66-67.