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Minimally invasive surgical removal of bilateral impacted mandibular supernumerary teeth using 3D surgical guide template: a case report

  • Yaerken Aji1
  • Rong Guan1
  • Xiao-Li Zhang1
  • Jia-Hao Zhang1
  • Jia-Ping Ma1,*,

1Department of Stomatology, People’s Hospital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, 830001 Urumqi, Xinjiang, China

DOI: 10.22514/jocpd.2024.049 Vol.48,Issue 2,March 2024 pp.204-208

Submitted: 28 August 2022 Accepted: 21 October 2022

Published: 03 March 2024

*Corresponding Author(s): Jia-Ping Ma E-mail: doctormjp@163.com

Abstract

Impacted supernumerary teeth are defined as the presence of one or more teeth in a patient’s upper and lower jaws in addition to the normal number of teeth in the dental arch. It has an incidence rate of approximately 1%–14% and more frequently occurs in males than females, may be single or multiple, unilateral or bilateral, erupted or impacted. In this article, we describe the case of a patient with two supernumerary teeth between the roots of the mandibular second premolar and the first molar, which influenced the effectiveness of the first orthodontic treatment. The special anatomical position of the complex supernumerary teeth made tooth extraction challenging. Given the higher risk status of surgery, we implemented a novel tooth extracting technique for this patient. Thus, in this study, we describe a case of minimally invasive extraction of bilateral mandibular impacted supernumerary teeth using a digital 3D positioning guide plate.


Keywords

Supernumerary teeth; 3D surgical guide plate; Minimally invasive; Tooth extraction


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Yaerken Aji,Rong Guan,Xiao-Li Zhang,Jia-Hao Zhang,Jia-Ping Ma. Minimally invasive surgical removal of bilateral impacted mandibular supernumerary teeth using 3D surgical guide template: a case report. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2024. 48(2);204-208.

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