Nonsyndromic Multiple Erupted Supernumerary Teeth in a 46-Year Old Female: A Case Report

Nzube Anthony Ilochonwu

Abstract


Supernumerary is one of the common dental anomalies and it denotes more than the full complement of teeth in the dental arch. Most times it occurs in association with developmental anomalies and syndromes. Sometimes, it may occur without syndrome. Nonsyndromic supernumeraries are rare and the reported prevalence among Nigerians is less than 1%. It is more commonly reported in males and younger age groups.  In 75% of cases they fail to erupt into the mouth, where they erupt, they are commonly seen on the mandibular premolar region. Supernumerary teeth constitute health hazard and presents clinical situation that is challenging to diagnose and treat. It causes crowding, predispose to caries and periodontal diseases and interfere with mastication, speech and esthetics. This paper reports a rarer case of nonsyndromic bilateral mandibular supernumerary teeth in a systemically healthy 46 year old woman.

Supernumerary is one of the common dental anomalies and it denotes more than the full complement of teeth in the dental arch. Most times it occurs in association with developmental anomalies and syndromes. Sometimes, it may occur without syndrome. Nonsyndromic supernumeraries are rare and the reported prevalence among Nigerians is less than 1%. It is more commonly reported in males and younger age groups.  In 75% of cases they fail to erupt into the mouth, where they erupt, they are commonly seen on the mandibular premolar region. Supernumerary teeth constitute health hazard and presents clinical situation that is challenging to diagnose and treat. It causes crowding, predispose to caries and periodontal diseases and interfere with mastication, speech and esthetics. This paper reports a rarer case of nonsyndromic bilateral mandibular supernumerary teeth in a systemically healthy 46 year old woman.


Keywords


Bilateral, dental anomalies, nonsyndromic, supernumerary, multiple teeth

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