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Odontoma Associated with Over Retained Primary Teeth that Caused Ectopic Eruption of Canine: A Case Report

Journal: Austin Journal of Dentistry (Vol.3, No. 1)

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Page : 1-3

Keywords : Odontoma; Ectopic canine; Primary teeth; Dental anomaly;

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Odontomas are the most common type of odontogenic tumours and usually they are asymptomatic. However, odontomas are commonly causes ectopic position and/or impacted permanent teeth. There are few reports on odontomas which are associated with over retained deciduous tooth. Odontoma are commonly unerupted and surgical removal of odontoma is regular treatment of line. The purpose of the present case report is to describe a case of an odontoma which was associated with an over retained deciduous tooth. The over retained deciduous tooth was removed and the odontomas was surgically removed and over twenty seven denticles were obtained from the lesion.

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