Abstract: Introduction: supernumerary teeth are dental development anomalies; also known as hyperdontia or extra teeth. Their morphology may be normal or dysmorphic and are associated to the etiology of occlusal alterations. It is important to make an early diagnostic through a radiographical study. Case presentation: this article presents a clinical case of supernumerary teeth. Patient present crowding in lower incisors sector and also presents a bulge in the lower left lingual gingiva.
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Case Documentation: An eighteen year old female patient who was taken by her mother to the dental office because the young woman presented a supernumerary tooth eruption in the upper left arcade at the premolar level (2 L); such case was satisfactorily treated by extracting the supernumerary tooth surgically.
To the application of the clinical history there is no syndrome or systemic disease. During the examination complete permanent dentition is presented, with healthy soft tissues, slight crowding in lower anterior teeth and also presented a bulge in the lower left lingual gingiva.
Was required to the patient perform a bimaxillary tomography to rule out the presence of other supernumerary teeth. Four mandibular supernumerary teeth were found, two on each side of the jaw. Of which the two supernumeraries on the left side were successfully extracted.