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Surgical Management of Palatal Placed, Inverted, Dilacerated and Impacted Mesiodens

ND Shashikiran, VV Subba Reddy

Keywords : Supernumerary, mesiodens, dilaceration, palatal impaction

Citation Information : Shashikiran N, Reddy VS. Surgical Management of Palatal Placed, Inverted, Dilacerated and Impacted Mesiodens. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2009; 2 (1):30-32.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1038

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-03-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; The Author(s).


Teeth may vary in size, shape and number. Mesiodens is the most commonly occurring supernumerary tooth, usually seen between upper two central incisors which may be impacted or erupted. The present paper describes a rare case of palatal placed, inverted, severely dilacerated and impacted mesiodens which was detected on radiographic examination for some other problem.

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