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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology


Compound odontoma in primary dentition- A case report


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Author Details: Metashi Singla, Kanika Gupta Verma, Tanya Goyal, Ashish Kakkar, Lovejeet Ahuja

Volume : 3

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 62

Article End Page : 64


Abstract

The Odontome is a developmental anomaly of dental tissues. It is of two types; Compound and complex. Compound odontomas are two times more common than the complex odontomas and are more commonly seen in maxilla in the incisor-canine region. The complex odontomas are more seen in both the jaws commonly in premolar-molar region. These are rarely associated with primary teeth if present; they are usually of compound type. The purpose of this article is to present a case report of compound odontoma in the maxillary region of a 6 year old girl.

Keywords:
Compound odontoma, Maxilla, Primary dentition, Anterior, Incisors