A Fused Supernumerary Tooth Associated with Dilated Odontoma
Maryam Johari1, Zahra Sadat Madani2 and Fateme Aghaee3*
1Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
2Associate Professor of Endodontics, Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
3Postgraduate Student, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
*Corresponding Author: Fateme Aghaee, Postgraduate Student, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran.
July 15, 2022; Published: August 16, 2022
Supernumerary teeth are denoted as those in addition to the normal number of permanent or deciduous dentitions. They may occur anywhere in the dental arch and lead to many aesthetic and functional problems. Dilated odontoma is the most severe form of dens invaginatus. Dens invaginatus is a developmental malformation that occurs due to infolding the enamel into dentine. This invagination can cause pulp necrosis and periapical lesion. In this rare case there is a fused supernumerary tooth associated with dilated odontoma in the anterior mandible, which is detected accurately by clinical features and radiographs, particularly Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT).
Keywords: Cone Beam Computed Tomography; Pulp Necrosis; Supernumerary Teeth; Microdontia; Dens Invaginatus
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