International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Bulgaria | Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014

Prevalence and Clinical Manifestation of Mesiodens

Greta Yordanova DMD PhD [2] | Miroslava Dinkova DMD PhD

Abstract: Supernumerary teeth are rare orthodontic phenomenon. The most common observed supernumerary tooth is mesiodens. It develops between the maxillary central incisors and leads to severe disturbances. We found out that the prevalence of supernumerary teeth is 1.82 % and the prevalence of mesiodens is 40.74 % from all of the cases with supernumerary teeth. It is more often observed at an earlier age. Male gender is more affected of the problem than female gender. The presence of mesiodens is related with disorders like: open bite, diastema, impacted teeth, speech problems, malocclusion etc.

Keywords: Supernumerary teeth, mesiodens, impacted teeth, speech problems

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014,

Pages: 1665 - 1668

How to Cite this Article?

Greta Yordanova DMD PhD, Miroslava Dinkova DMD PhD, "Prevalence and Clinical Manifestation of Mesiodens", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014, pp. 1665-1668,

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