supernumerary tooth

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su·per·nu·mer·ar·y tooth

(sūpĕr-nūmĕr-ar-ē tūth)
Any tooth in excess of 32; form may be normal or abnormal and may line inside or outside normal line of dental arch.
Synonym(s): supplemental tooth.
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A horizontally impacted supernumerary tooth was observed along the palatal aspect just below the nasal floor on the left side.
Spontaneous eruption of an impacted tooth after extraction of supernumerary tooth depends on the distance of the apex of the impacted tooth relative to its estimated position, depth of impaction, stage of root development of the supernumerary tooth, angle of impaction, time of surgery, number of supernumerary teeth and loss of space for eruption.
[2.] Ozan F, Kara I, Ay S (2009) Impacted mandibular permanent incisors associated with a supernumerary tooth: a case report.
The most frequent location is the maxilla, of which the mesiodens (anterior maxillary medial region) is the most commonly observed supernumerary tooth. Based on morphology, they can be classified as conical, tuberculate, supplemental, and odontomas [8, 9].
An ectopic or supernumerary tooth in the nasal cavity is a rare phenomenon.
1038) that connation was "linked to the origin of a supernumerary tooth based on a similar mechanism," specifically early developmental division of the tooth germ.
A very small supernumerary tooth, little more than a slender spicule and likely derived from one of the usually atrophied anterior tooth buds noted by Martin (1916), marked the lower left jaw of one animal (MWSU 19515), just anterior to the normal dentition.
Supernumerary tooth (ST) is defined as a tooth or a structure resembling tooth which forms from dental lamina in addition to the normal dental formula [1, 2].
The treatment also depends on the type and position of the supernumerary tooth and its effect on the adjacent structures.
Intraorally, supernumerary tooth (supplemental tooth), resembling permanent lateral incisor, was present palatally (Fig 3).
Deep notching of gonial angle, narrowing of glenoid fossa, and presence of a supernumerary tooth in right maxillary third molar region were other findings (Figure 1(c)).
Hypohyperdontia: Agenesis of three third molars and mandibular centrals associated with midline supernumerary tooth in mandible.