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CASE REPORT

A Novel Presentation of Submerged Supernumeraries as Bilateral Dens Evaginatus Using Cone-beam Computed Tomography

Sumit Munjal, Seema Munjal

Keywords : Cone-beam computed tomography, Dens evaginatus, Multilobed, Supernumerary

Citation Information : Munjal S, Munjal S. A Novel Presentation of Submerged Supernumeraries as Bilateral Dens Evaginatus Using Cone-beam Computed Tomography. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2021; 4 (2):138-141.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10077-3064

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 26-08-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Dental anomalies affecting the teeth are relatively common. Simultaneous occurrence of multiple dental abnormalities in a set of teeth is uncommon and relatively rare. This paper aims to report the novel case of dens evaginatus as a covert expression of incisor supernumerary. Also, the use of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) for topographic inference is emphasized for routine use for it justifies the sufficient cost-to-benefit ratio.


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