Supplemental tooth

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Painful jaw ?periapical abscess.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
X-ray

Multiple dental restorations. Extensive caries, most severe at 45 with destruction of the crown. Accessory tooth (29), which appears erupted.

Case Discussion

This supernumerary tooth has an appearance similar to the adjacent teeth, making it a supplemental tooth.

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Case information

rID: 40822
Case created: 4th Nov 2015
Last edited: 19th May 2016
System: Head & Neck
Tag: variant
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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