Familial occurrence of non syndromic supernumerary premolar tooth: A case report

Case Report

Author Details : Preeti Kumari, Jyoti Prajapat*, Rajesh Prajapat

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 61-64


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A familial non-syndromal supernumerary teeth is a rare condition encountered in dental practice. Supernumerary teeth occur in excess of the usual number of teeth. Multiple supernumerary teeth are associated with some syndromes like cleidocranial dyplasia and Gardner syndrome. This report describes the occurrence of supernumerary premolar teeth at the same location in two sisters as a non-syndromal trait. General dental practitioners (GDP) and dental specialists should have the knowledge and skills to diagnose, manage and treat patients with this condition safely and effectively. It will also discuss the prevalence, unique distribution, associated conditions, aetiology and treatment options of this condition. This paper describes the considerations a dental practitioners should take when they encounter a case of supernumerary teeth.

Keywords: Supernumerary teeth, Premolars, Impacted teeth, Hyperdontia.

How to cite : Kumari P , Prajapat J , Prajapat R , Familial occurrence of non syndromic supernumerary premolar tooth: A case report. Int J Oral Health Dent 2021;7(1):61-64

Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and Int J Oral Health Dent. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)

Article History

Received : 25-12-2020

Accepted : 01-02-2021

Available online : 21-04-2021

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