MANAGEMENT OF SUPERNUMERARY TOOTH – A CASE REPORT
Dr. A. Vasanthakumari*, Dr. D. Bhavani Pratima, Dr. Vivek Krishnamoorthy and Dr. S. Anitha
Supernumerary teeth are teeth in excess of the normal number. The prevalence of hyperdontia is reportedly between 0.15% and 3.9 %. Extra teeth may present in both the permanent and the primary dentition but are 5 times less frequent in the primary dentition. The present study describes the management of palatally placed supernumerary tooth in an eight year old male patient.
Keywords: Supernumerary tooth, Maxilla, Dental anomaly.
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