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Double dens invaginatus in an impacted molariform supernumerary tooth: An unique case

Author(s): Anegundi R | Kaveri H | Patil Shruthi | Punnya A

Journal: Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
ISSN 0970-4388

Volume: 26;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 26;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Dens in dente | developmental anomaly | double dens invaginatus | impacted teeth | maxillary incisor | supernumerary tooth

Dens invaginatus is a relatively rare developmental anomaly affecting usually the permanent maxillary lateral incisor. Various factors have been put forward regarding its pathogenesis. Involvement of crown/root has been reported as the coronal and radicular variety of dens invaginatus. One of the rarest variant is the Double dens invaginatus and only a few cases have been reported in the literature.This article focuses on a case of double dens invaginatus in an impacted maxillary anterior supernumerary tooth, the associated complications and its management
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