Supplemental tooth

Case contributed by Henry Knipe
Diagnosis certain


Painful jaw ?periapical abscess.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

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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