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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 164-166

Dracula tooth: A very rare case report of peg-shaped mandibular incisors


1 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Kannur Dental College, Anjarakandy, Kannur, Kerala, India
2 Department of Periodontology, Kannur Dental College, Anjarakandy, Kannur, Kerala, India

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Ashwin Devasya
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Kannur Dental College, Anjarakandy, Kannur, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-1475.195123

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Microdontia is a term used to describe teeth which are smaller than normal. Peg-shaped teeth are type of microdontia, a developmental disturbances of teeth mainly due to congenital reasons. Most commonly affecting single teeth, that is maxillary lateral incisors. Incidence of peg shaped tooth in maxillary laterals are usually seen and reported. But in mandibular arch it is very rare. Present case, it affected all the incisors of mandibular arch and also the laterals of maxillary arch which is rarest of condition. This case report presents a non syndromic, peg shaped mandibular incisors in a 11 year old male patient.


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