Case of the Week: Supernumerary tooth (Distodens)

The weeks case is a case of a supernumerary tooth in the molar region.  Supernumerary teeth are frequently identified by the region of which they are found in the patients mouth.  A supernumerary tooth in the anterior portion of a jaw is sometimes referred to as a mesiodens.  A supernumerary […]

Case of the Week: Microdont

This week I have a case of a microdont.  Microdonts are fun to see on radiograph as it’s just a mini-tooth.  Microdonts are commonly associated with third molars and maxillary lateral incisors.  When a maxillary lateral incisor is a microdont it is frequently referred to as a peg lateral due […]