Mesiodens: a clinical and radiographic study in children.

@article{Mukhopadhyay2011MesiodensAC,
  title={Mesiodens: a clinical and radiographic study in children.},
  author={Soma Mukhopadhyay},
  journal={Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={34-8}
}
BACKGROUND A mesiodens is a supernumerary tooth located in the palatal midline between the two maxillary central incisors. The overall prevalence varies between 0.15 and 1.9%. The present study aimed to evaluate the epidemiological characteristics of mesiodens in the pediatric population. MATERIALS AND METHODS A longitudinal prospective study was carried out in 7932 children to determine the prevalence of mesiodens. The following data were also recorded: age, sex, shape, sagittal position… CONTINUE READING
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