A case report on palatally positioned single mesiodens: common supernumerary tooth
Keywords:Supernumerary tooth, Mesiodens, Supplemental tooth, Malocclusion, Hyperdontia
Mesiodens is one of the commonest dental anomalies in children. It may be present in primary or early mixed dentition. It can also be found in permanent dentition. It affects dental as well as facial aesthetics. The reported prevalence of mesiodens is about 0.15% to 1.9%. It is one of the etiologic factors causing malocclusion in children. Therefore, dentists can make the parents aware about the possibilities of malocclusion and convince for the treatment as soon as possible.
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