Definition: A smaller than average tooth.
Location: Most frequently affects third molars, supernumerary teeth and maxillary lateral incisors (referred to as peg laterals).
Shape: A small tooth.
Internal: Mixed radiopaque/radiolucent. Radiopacity of enamel and dentin. Radiolucency of pulp chamber/root canal.
Number: May be single or multiple.
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(circle around small supernumerary tooth)
(small maxillary left third molar -#16)
(small maxillary right lateral incisor -#7 or peg lateral)
(small maxillary third molars – #1 and 16)
(small maxillary right third molar -#1)