Anterior maxillary supernumerary teeth: a clinical and radiographic study.

  title={Anterior maxillary supernumerary teeth: a clinical and radiographic study.},
  author={Thomas von Arx},
  journal={Australian dental journal},
  volume={37 3},
Clinical records and radiographs of 90 patients with 113 anterior maxillary supernumerary teeth (mesiodens) have been evaluated. Although uncommon, mesiodentes are the most frequent supernumerary teeth and may disturb the eruption and/or position of the adjacent permanent incisors. Clinical and radiographic examination may disclose the number, direction and location of mesiodentes and their effects on neighbouring teeth. In the present study the majority of the supernumerary teeth lay palatal… CONTINUE READING


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