What is supernumerary teeth?
Supernumerary teeth are multiple, not-needed or extra teeth which grow out of gums. This means that there is a growth of extra teeth more than the regular number of teeth in the teeth set. This condition is called Hyperdontia and it affects the permanent teeth. . . .+
Sometimes, people may have extra teeth in their mouths. These are called supernumerary teeth. You can chart these teeth in software (Dentrix) by following these steps. Add 50 to the closest standard tooth number. For example, a supernumerary tooth that is adjacent to tooth 12, would be entered as 62.
Supernumerary teeth are the extra teeth which grow in your mouth and cause a condition called hyperdontia. This is characterized by the presence of one or more teeth in addition to the regular set of teeth. Growth of the supernumerary teeth can occur near the curved area of the attachment of your teeth to jaw.
The presence of supernumerary teeth (extra teeth or Hyperdontia) can interfere in normal occlusal development. These extra teeth should be diagnosed as early as possible, as they are asymptomatic in most cases. Mostly, supernumerary teeth cause esthetic problems. In many cases, they can cause major complications, such as the following.