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The Tooth Betwixt: An Aesthetic Impediment – A Case of Mesiodens

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The word ‘supernumerary’ means something which is present in excess of the normal or requisite number. Mesiodens are supernumerary teeth with a common prevalence in the maxillary midline. Given their high frequency, dentists should be aware of the signs and symptoms of mesiodens and the appropriate treatment indicated. The following case highlights the presence of a mesiodens in a 36-year-old male.
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  • Postgraduate Student, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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  • Independent Researcher, Surat 395017, Gujarat, India
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