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