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Labially Positioned Rudimentary Mesiodens – A Case Report

G Kayalvizhi, T Tayab

Citation Information : Kayalvizhi G, Tayab T. Labially Positioned Rudimentary Mesiodens – A Case Report. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2013; 7 (3):178-180.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-7-3-178

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Published Online: 01-09-2015

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This is a case report that describes a labially positioned rudimentary mesiodens in between the fully erupted maxillary central incisors in a 10-year-old girl. It was partially erupted in the oral cavity, without causing malocclusion or displacement of adjacent teeth. The clinical and radiographic appearance and therapeutic considerations are presented. The diverse modes of presentation of this common dental anomaly are described in this case report to alert the clinician.

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