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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 289-293

Cone-beam computed tomography exploration and surgical management of palatal, inverted, and impacted mesiodens


Department of Medicine and Oral Surgery, University Dental Clinic, Monastir, Tunisia

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Mounir Omami
Department of Medicine and Oral Surgery, University Dental Clinic, Monastir
Tunisia
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.166815

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Supernumerary teeth are extra teeth or toothlike structures which may have either erupted or unerupted in addition to the 20 deciduous teeth and the 32 permanent teeth. Mesiodens is one of these located in the midline between the two central incisors. Their presence may give rise to a variety of clinical problems. This paper describes a rare case of palatal placed, inverted and impacted mesiodens associated to two supernumerary teeth which were detected during a radiographic examination for delayed eruption of permanent central incisors in the case of a healthy 8-year-old girl monitored at the oral surgery service while discussing the usefulness of cone beam computed tomography for accurate diagnosis and management.


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