Wednesday 26 September 2018

Mesiodens: A Case Report and Literature Review (IPDOAJ) - Lupinepublishers

Supernumerary teeth are considered to be one of the most significant dental anomalies affecting the primary and early mixed dentition and may cause a variety of pathological disturbances to the developing permanent dentition and also resulting in poor dental and facial esthetics. Mesiodens are the erupted or unerupted extra tooth in the midline of maxilla, along with normal teeth (between the central incisors). Early diagnosis and prompt treatment are necessary for prevention of deleterious effects of mesiodenson dentoalveolar structures. The aim of this case report is to share knowledge about management of mesiodens which might assist the clinician in decision-making.

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