Supernumeraries in the mandible is a rare phenomenon with a prevalence of 1% and varied aetiology. An additional mandibular incisor is a common clinical finding. Diagnosis is purely by clinical evaluation and a decision to extract or retain such teeth is critical in treatment planning. This is a case report of a 14-year-old female patient with forwardly placed front teeth. Intra-oral examination revealed a lingually erupting mandibular incisor. Diagnosis of the mandibular incisor supernumerary and its management will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)787-792
Number of pages6
JournalDental update
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Dentistry


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