Dr. Amarpreet Singh, Dr. Palvi Gupta


The most significant dental anomaly affecting the primary and early mixed dentition are the Supernumerary teeth. Supernumerary teeth can be classified based on position: mesiodens: occurring in the incisor region, paramolar: occurring besides a molar, and distomolar: occurring distal to the last molar. This case report presents a case of an inverted and impacted bucally placed unilateral mesiodens and its management. Early intervention and surgical removal of the unerupted supernumerary tooth as soon as it is detected is necessary to prevent the future complications such as retarded eruption of the permanent incisors, crowding, space loss and midline shift which may require extensive orthodontic therapy. Therefore, an impacted supernumerary tooth should be extracted as soon as diagnosed at a young age.


supernumerary teeth , impaction, mesiodens

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