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Clinical management of supernumerary teeth: A report of two cases.
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PMID:  21157058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Supernumerary tooth may closely resemble the teeth of the group to which it belongs, i.e. molars, premolars or anterior teeth, or it may bear little resemblancein size or shape to which it is associated. Many complications can be associated with supernumeraries, like impaction, delayed eruption or ectopic eruption of adjacent teeth, crowding, development of median diastema and eruption into floor of the nasal cavity. This may also cause the formation of follicular cysts with significant bone destruction. Early intervention to remove it is usually required to obtain reasonable alignment and occlusal relationship. This article will present the clinical management of an (i) impacted supernumerary tooth impeding the eruption of maxillary central incisor and (ii) erupted supernumerary tooth with midline diastema.
M Mittal; A Sultan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0970-4388     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent     Publication Date:    2010 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710631     Medline TA:  J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-22     Citation Subset:  D    
Professor, Department of Pedodontics, SGT Dental College, Budhera, Gurgaon, Haryana, India.
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