Supernumerary tooth: mesiodens

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Sergio Uribe

Patient Data

Age: 8

Panoramic view

Modality: X-ray

Radiopaque shadow projected in 1.1 root

Cone beam

Modality: CT

Supernumerary tooth in the palatal side of the root tooth 1.1 not associated with root resorption in the 1.1. Pericoronary space normal. 

Case Discussion

Supernumerary teeth located in the maxillary midline are also known as mesiodens. It is important to check any root development alteration in the permanent teeth adjacent to the supernumerary tooth. 

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Case Information

rID: 46467
Case created: 5th Jul 2016
Last edited: 6th Jul 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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