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Management of Developing Anterior Malocclusion due to Supernumerary Tooth with Preventive and Interceptive Approach: A 1½ Year Case Study

Divya S Sharma, HV Kambalimath, Naveen Reddy Banda

Citation Information : S Sharma D, Kambalimath H, Reddy Banda N. Management of Developing Anterior Malocclusion due to Supernumerary Tooth with Preventive and Interceptive Approach: A 1½ Year Case Study. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2010; 3 (2):107-110.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1064

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-03-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; The Author(s).


Variety of clinical complications occurs due to the presence of supernumerary teeth, especially mesiodens. It may result in impaction of one or both central incisors which in turn may lead to a variety of malocclusions. Timely intervention not only prevents malocclusion but also the time taken for corrective orthodontics. A complete case report of developing mesiodens’ tooth germ resulting in malocclusion including treatment in 1½ year period is presented.

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