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Tuberculate supernumerary teeth: report of a case showing typical and atypical features and the management.
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PMID:  23175913     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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Tuberculate supernumerary teeth are found in the maxillary anterior region. They usually result in oral problems such as malocclusion, food impaction, poor aesthetics and cyst formation. There is paucity of literature on this anomaly in our environment. This paper describes a case of tuberculate supernumerary teeth with typical and atypical features of supernumerary teeth in this region. Treatment is carried out with a combination of surgical and orthodontic methods. Early diagnosis and treatment of this anomaly is suggested to avoid more serious consequences and to prevent severe orthodontic complications.
Authors:
I L Utomi
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nigerian quarterly journal of hospital medicine     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0189-2657     ISO Abbreviation:  Nig Q J Hosp Med     Publication Date:    2012 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9713944     Medline TA:  Nig Q J Hosp Med     Country:  Nigeria    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  130-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Child Dental Health, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria, P.M.B. 12003, Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria. ifeomautomi@yahoo.com
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