Presence of Multiple Impacted Premolars in a Patient Visiting a Satellite Setting in Panchkula: A Case Report

  • Preety Gupta
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Bhavna Gupta
  • Sagar Goyal
  • Gaurav Malik
  • Impreet Chopra
Keywords: Supernumerary teeth, Impaction, Premolars

Abstract

In comparison to normal dentition, extra teeth present in the oral cavity are called as Supernumerary teeth with prevalence varying between 0.1% and 3.6%. It is more common in permanent dentition and incidence rate is high in maxillary incisor region, followed by maxillary third molar and mandibular molar, premolar, canine, and lateral incisor. Supernumerary premolars may occur in single or multiple numbers and their prevalence rate is 0.08-0.3%. Huge percentage of supernumerary premolars remain unerupted, impacted and usually asymptomatic. Radiograph plays an important role in their diagnosis. The present paper reports a case of impacted fully completely developed supernumerary premolar teeth along with upper and lower molars.

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Published
2017-12-10
How to Cite
Preety Gupta, Rohit Sharma, Bhavna Gupta, Sagar Goyal, Gaurav Malik, & Impreet Chopra. (2017). Presence of Multiple Impacted Premolars in a Patient Visiting a Satellite Setting in Panchkula: A Case Report. International Healthcare Research Journal, 1(9), 274-277. https://doi.org/10.26440/IHRJ/01_09/130