Characteristics of nonsyndromic supernumerary teeth in children and adolescents


KARAYILMAZ H., KIRZIOĞLU Z. , Saritekin A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.43, ss.1013-1018, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 43 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1210-77
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1013-1018

Özet

Aim: 'Supernumerary teeth' (ST) is a term used to describe extra teeth in both dentitions than those that we are predisposed to have and considered to be one of the most significant dental anomalies affecting children and adolescents. Diagnosis and management of ST is one of the main responsibilities of dentists and also physicians. The aims of this study were to document the prevalence, characteristics, and associated clinical complications of ST among children and adolescents and to summarize the management and intervention time for ST.