supernumerary teeth


Case of the Week: Cleidocranial Dysplasia 1

This week is another case and educational video on cleidocranial dysplasia.  Cleidocranial dysplasia presents intraorally with multiple supernumerary teeth, delayed exfoliation of the primary dentition and hypoplasia of the maxilla.  Other radiographic findings include clavicle hypoplasia and in extreme cases aplasia of the clavicles (these patients can touch their shoulders […]


Case of the Week: Supernumerary teeth (Peridens)

This week I thought I’d continue with another supernumerary tooth this time found in the premolar region which are sometimes referred to as peridens. Here is a case with two peridens in the mandible. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them below. Thanks and enjoy!


Case of the Week: Mesiodens (supernumerary tooth)

This week I have a case of a single supernumerary tooth in the anterior maxilla which may also be referred to as a mesiodens due to its location.  Take a look for it first on the pantomograph (it’s a little trickier to see).  Then compare it to the anterior periapical […]