Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology
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Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology. 2017, 5(1), 4-7
DOI: 10.12691/oral-5-1-2
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A Rare Case of Le Fort II Fracture and a Mesiodens

Mamthashri V1,

1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Government Dental College and Research Institute, Bangalore, India

Pub. Date: December 19, 2017

Cite this paper:
Mamthashri V. A Rare Case of Le Fort II Fracture and a Mesiodens. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology. 2017; 5(1):4-7. doi: 10.12691/oral-5-1-2

Abstract

Patients with facial fractures are commonly encountered in the speciality of maxillofacial surgery whereas patients with supernumerary teeth like mesiodens are a rare entity. Mesiodens is seen as a supernumerary tooth between the maxillary central incisors. The association of a mesiodens with a Le Fort fracture is a rare finding. This paper intends to report a case of Le Fort II fracture in association with a mesiodens and the management of the fracture and the tooth associated with it.

Keywords:
Le Fort II fracture mesiodens supernumerary teeth

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