A case of five mandibular incisors

Natarajan, Madhumitha and Rao, Bharath and Urala, Arun Srinivas (2017) A case of five mandibular incisors. Dental Update, 44 (8). pp. 787-792.

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Abstract

Supernumeraries in the mandible is a rare phenomenon with a prevalence of 1% and varied aetiology. An additional mandibular incisor is a common clinical finding. Diagnosis is purely by clinical evaluation and a decision to extract or retain such teeth is critical in treatment planning. This is a case report of a 14-year-old female patient with forwardly placed front teeth. Intra-oral examination revealed a lingually erupting mandibular incisor. Diagnosis of the mandibular incisor supernumerary and its management will be discussed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Orthodontics
Medicine > MMMC Maleka
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2017 11:14
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2017 11:14
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/149757

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