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Hyperdontia
Brad J. Potter, DDS, MS; Margot L. Van Dis, DDS, MS
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Supernumerary tooth or teeth
                • 2nd most common dental anomaly following microdontia
            • Definitions

              • Hyperdontia: Presence of extra (supernumerary) erupted or unerupted teeth
              • Mesiodens: Supernumerary tooth in maxillary incisor region
              • Distodens or distomolar: Supernumerary (4th) molar
              • Paramolar: Supernumerary tooth located buccal or lingual to molar
              • Peridens: Erupted supernumerary tooth located buccal or lingual to normal arch

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • Imaging Recommendations

                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                    PATHOLOGY

                    • General Features

                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                      • Presentation

                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                          • Treatment

                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                            • Consider

                              Selected References

                              1. Lubinsky M et al: Syndromes with supernumerary teeth. Am J Med Genet A. 170(10):2611-6, 2016
                              2. Dhingra S et al: Teeth in rare locations with rare complications: an overview. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 67(4):438-43, 2015
                              3. Haque S et al: Common dental anomalies in cleft lip and palate patients. Malays J Med Sci. 22(2):55-60, 2015
                              4. Menditti D et al: Kissing molars: report of three cases and new prospective on aetiopathogenetic theories. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 8(12):15708-18, 2015
                              5. Sulabha AN et al: Unusual bilateral paramolars associated with clinical complications. Case Rep Dent. 2015:851765, 2015
                              6. Pippi R: Odontomas and supernumerary teeth: is there a common origin? Int J Med Sci. 11(12):1282-97, 2014
                              7. Wang WM et al: Evaluation of nonsyndromic multiple supernumerary teeth using three-dimensional computerized tomography: a case report and literature review. J Contemp Dent Pract. 11(1):E081-7, 2010
                              8. Yagüe-García J et al: Multiple supernumerary teeth not associated with complex syndromes: a retrospective study. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 14(7):E331-6, 2009
                              9. Yassin OM et al: Characteristics, clinical features and treatment of supernumerary teeth. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 33(3):247-50, 2009
                              10. Anthonappa RP et al: Hypohyperdontia: literature review and report of seven cases. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 106(5):e24-30, 2008
                              11. Harris EF et al: An epidemiological study of hyperdontia in American blacks and whites. Angle Orthod. 78(3):460-5, 2008
                              12. Altug-Atac AT et al: Prevalence and distribution of dental anomalies in orthodontic patients. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 131(4):510-4, 2007
                              13. Proff P et al: Problems of supernumerary teeth, hyperdontia or dentes supernumerarii. Ann Anat. 188(2):163-9, 2006
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                              KEY FACTS

                              • Terminology

                                • Imaging

                                  • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                    • Pathology

                                      • Diagnostic Checklist

                                        TERMINOLOGY

                                        • Synonyms

                                          • Supernumerary tooth or teeth
                                            • 2nd most common dental anomaly following microdontia
                                        • Definitions

                                          • Hyperdontia: Presence of extra (supernumerary) erupted or unerupted teeth
                                          • Mesiodens: Supernumerary tooth in maxillary incisor region
                                          • Distodens or distomolar: Supernumerary (4th) molar
                                          • Paramolar: Supernumerary tooth located buccal or lingual to molar
                                          • Peridens: Erupted supernumerary tooth located buccal or lingual to normal arch

                                        IMAGING

                                        • General Features

                                          • Radiographic Findings

                                            • Imaging Recommendations

                                              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                PATHOLOGY

                                                • General Features

                                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                  • Presentation

                                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                      • Treatment

                                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                        • Consider

                                                          Selected References

                                                          1. Lubinsky M et al: Syndromes with supernumerary teeth. Am J Med Genet A. 170(10):2611-6, 2016
                                                          2. Dhingra S et al: Teeth in rare locations with rare complications: an overview. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 67(4):438-43, 2015
                                                          3. Haque S et al: Common dental anomalies in cleft lip and palate patients. Malays J Med Sci. 22(2):55-60, 2015
                                                          4. Menditti D et al: Kissing molars: report of three cases and new prospective on aetiopathogenetic theories. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 8(12):15708-18, 2015
                                                          5. Sulabha AN et al: Unusual bilateral paramolars associated with clinical complications. Case Rep Dent. 2015:851765, 2015
                                                          6. Pippi R: Odontomas and supernumerary teeth: is there a common origin? Int J Med Sci. 11(12):1282-97, 2014
                                                          7. Wang WM et al: Evaluation of nonsyndromic multiple supernumerary teeth using three-dimensional computerized tomography: a case report and literature review. J Contemp Dent Pract. 11(1):E081-7, 2010
                                                          8. Yagüe-García J et al: Multiple supernumerary teeth not associated with complex syndromes: a retrospective study. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 14(7):E331-6, 2009
                                                          9. Yassin OM et al: Characteristics, clinical features and treatment of supernumerary teeth. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 33(3):247-50, 2009
                                                          10. Anthonappa RP et al: Hypohyperdontia: literature review and report of seven cases. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 106(5):e24-30, 2008
                                                          11. Harris EF et al: An epidemiological study of hyperdontia in American blacks and whites. Angle Orthod. 78(3):460-5, 2008
                                                          12. Altug-Atac AT et al: Prevalence and distribution of dental anomalies in orthodontic patients. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 131(4):510-4, 2007
                                                          13. Proff P et al: Problems of supernumerary teeth, hyperdontia or dentes supernumerarii. Ann Anat. 188(2):163-9, 2006