Multiple bilateral supernumerary teeth in a non-syndromic female patient - A case report with a comprehensive review

Rakhi Issrani, Amal Alrayes, Arunpriya Srinivasan, Namdeo Prabhu, Zafar Ali Khan, Mahmoud Gamal Salloum, Naseer Ahmed
2020 International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences  
Supernumerary tooth (ST) are the developmental disorders that could be found in either of the dental arches. Whereas the single ST is quite a common entity, multiple ST are rare, especially when they are not related to any syndromes or disorders. The experience of observing one such case is reported in light of a review of the literature on this condition. This report describes a case of a non-syndromic 22-year-old female who presented with multiple erupted and impacted ST in the mandibular
more » ... the mandibular premolar region. The patient was educated about the complications and consequences associated with ST and was advised for extraction of erupted supernumerary premolars and observation of the impacted ones but the patient denied any treating as ST were not causing any immediate problem. Radiographic assessment plays a pivotal part in early diagnosis and intervention as it aids in avoiding complications associated with ST, especially in non-syndromic cases or when they are asymptomatic. Patients should be counselled regarding the same with proper explanations of all the treatment options.
doi:10.26452/ijrps.v11i4.4491 fatcat:t4zucwv3pzhytaofepdd5id2gm