Supplemental tooth

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


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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Case information

rID: 40822
Published: 5th Nov 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Tag: variant
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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