Impacted permanent canine with deciduous canine retention

Case contributed by Dr Reinier Leendertz


Dental review.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male

Impacted, palatally displaced canine (13) with retention of his deciduous canine (53)

Case Discussion

The initial diagnosis by the dental professional and general radiologist was a supernumerary tooth.

Upon further evaluation, the final diagnosis was changed to an impacted permanent maxillary canine with deciduous canine retention.

There was no clinical suspicion of sinus disease.

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Case information

rID: 56494
Published: 14th Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tomocid C.A.

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