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Multiple Supernumeraries in a Non-Syndromic Patient

  • Ledesma-Montes C1,*,
  • Salcido-García JF2
  • Hernández-Flores F3
  • Garcés-Ortíz M1

1Pathology Department, Post Graduate and Research Division, Dental Faculty, National University of Mexico. Academician, Dental Faculty. University of Sciences and Art Tuxtla Gutierrez Chiapas, Mexico

2Admission and Diagnosis Department, Post Graduate and Research Division, Dental Faculty, National University of Mexico

3Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Post Graduate and Research Division, Dental Faculty, National University of Mexico

DOI: 10.17796/jcpd.37.2.n046705761353820 Vol.37,Issue 2,March 2013 pp.193-198

Published: 01 March 2013

*Corresponding Author(s): Ledesma-Montes C E-mail: cledezma@unam.mx

Abstract

Presence of supernumerary teeth (ST) in non-syndromic patients is an exceptional event. The aim of this article is to present an unusual case of a non-syndromic 12 years old girl with 12 ST. In the reported case supernumeraries were found in three quadrants and the most common ST were bicuspids. All ST were surgically excised and occlusion and functionality was restored with prosthetic appliances. ST are an exceedingly uncommon event in the Pediatric Clinic. An extensive review of the literature dealing on non-syndromic cases comprising 10 or more ST and a discussion about the origin of the ST is presented.

Keywords

Supernumerary teeth, origin, radiographs, epidemiology, surgery

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Ledesma-Montes C,Salcido-García JF,Hernández-Flores F,Garcés-Ortíz M. Multiple Supernumeraries in a Non-Syndromic Patient. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2013. 37(2);193-198.

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