supernumerary tooth


Locate the Object: September 2014 ANSWERS

Here is the answer for the September 2014 Locate the Object We will be going over both image shift and SLOB (Same-Lingual, Opposite-Buccal). . Image shift Before starting to use the image shift principle it is important to know/remember two key points Images move in the opposite direction from the movement of the source. Images […]


Locate the Object: September 2014 1

And now back to our regular programming. 😛 Here’s a fun case for the month to practice your image shift and SLOB (Same-Lingual, Opposite-Buccal) information. The object in question is the supernumerary tooth (mesiodens) the white arrow is pointing to. Fun note – there is resorption of the supernumerary tooth in the coronal portion […]


Case of the Week: Supernumerary Microdont (Distodens)

This week I have a tooth that falls under two descriptions; a supernumerary tooth and a microdont. 🙂 This little guy was hanging out just coronal to the third molar.  I’ll let you find him yourself. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them below. Thanks and enjoy!


Cases of the Week: Top cases of 2013

It’s nearly another year gone by and time to check out the top cases posted in 2013. 5. Microdont 4. Supernumerary teeth 3. Talon cusp 2. Horizontal root fracture 1. Ectopic eruption and Internal resorption If there are any cases you’d like to see please leave me a line below […]


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 […]