Supernumerary teeth Management of Palatally Positioned Impacted Mesiodens : 2 Case Reports

@inproceedings{Gunda2017SupernumeraryTM,
  title={Supernumerary teeth Management of Palatally Positioned Impacted Mesiodens : 2 Case Reports},
  author={Sachin A Gunda and Anand Lingaraj Shigli and Anil T Patil and Bhargav S Sadawarte and Ankita R Hingmire and Priyanka A Jare},
  year={2017}
}
The extra teeth present in addition to the normal dentition are the supernumerary teeth. This state is called as Hyperdontia. The existence of first report of supernumerary tooth has been found around 23–79 AD. The commonest form of supernumerary teeth frequently found is the mesiodens [1]. In 1917, Balk gave the term “mesiodens” which indicated a supernumerary tooth present mesial to both central incisors and also appeared as peg shaped with either inverted or normal position. Two types of… CONTINUE READING