Majestic mesiodens: A collective report of 4 cases and their management by surgical intervention

Dr. Mansi Jain, Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Dr. Anupriya Kaushik and Dr. Jiten Sharma

Mesiodentes are the most common supernumerary teeth, located in the anterior maxilla, placed palatally, labially or in between the maxillary central incisors. They usually results in oral problems such as malocclusion caused by delayed or ectopic eruption of permanent incisors affecting occlusion and appearance, food impaction, poor aesthetics and cyst formation. Diagnosis of mesiodens early in development allows for optimal yet minimal treatment which would help in reducing eruption disturbances and position of the adjacent permanent incisors.

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