Compound odontome with unerupted permanent incisor
Odontomas are mixed odontogenic tumors composed of both epithelial and mesenchymal dental hard tissues. They are usually asymptomatic and are often discovered during routine radiography. A case of odontoma in a 21 year old man is described who presented with delayed eruption of upper central and lateral incisor teeth. The odontome was surgically removed followed by re-implantation of preserved extracted lateral incisor and a porcelain crown.
Ibrahim Med. Coll. J. 2011; 5(1): 29-31
Key Words: Odontoma; Impacted tooth; Re-implantation.