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A non-syndrome case with bilateral supernumerary canines: report of a rare case.
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PMID:  16120884     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Supernumerary teeth are described as the teeth formed in excess of the normal dental formula. Prevalence of supernumerary teeth varies between 0.1% and 3.8% in general Caucasian population. They have been reported in both the primary and the permanent dentition. Supernumerary teeth may occur in any region of the dental arch. However, a supernumerary tooth in the canine region is a rare condition and to our knowledge, a non-syndrome case with bilateral supplemental maxillary canines did not exist in the literature. It was the aim of this report to evaluate this rare case in view of both oral radiology and orthodontics.
H Türkkahraman; H H Yilmaz; E Cetin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dento maxillo facial radiology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0250-832X     ISO Abbreviation:  Dentomaxillofac Radiol     Publication Date:  2005 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-25     Completed Date:  2005-10-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609576     Medline TA:  Dentomaxillofac Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  319-21     Citation Subset:  D    
Süleyman Demirel Universitesi, Dişhekimliği Fakültesi, Ortodonti Anabilim Dali, 32260, Isparta, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Cuspid / abnormalities*
Radiography, Panoramic
Tooth, Supernumerary / pathology*

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