Occurrence of supranumerary teeth from the patients of the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry of the UFRGS, from 1998 to 2001

João Julio da Cunha Filho, Edela Puricelli, Tatiana Wahl Hennigen, Mauro Gomes Trein Leite, Maurício Assunção Pereira, Gustavo Lisboa Martins


This study reports a radiographic review of 848 panoramic radiographs from the archives of Department of Surgery and Orthopedics, Faculty of Dentistry of the Federal University, with the purpose of evaluating the presence of supranumerary teeth and their characteristics such as gender prevalence, location, morphology, situation in dental arch, number of roots, age of the patients and occurrence of associated pathoses. The purpose of this study was to analyse the prevalence of supranumerary teeth in our population, comparatively to the literature. Sixty four (64) supranumerary teeth were founded in 54 patients, with the anterior region of the maxilla having highest occurrence showing 37(57,8%) of the total of the cases studied with supranumerary teeth; prevalence of conical and impacted teeth; without local associated pathoses; The results found in the present study are in accordance to what is shown in the literature.


Supranumerary; Panoramic radiographs; Teeth impacted

DOI: https://doi.org/10.22456/2177-0018.104245

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