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Adult people usually have 32 permanent teeth and children have 20 baby teeth. Despite the fact that extra teeth in the mouth are quite rare, they affect 0.15-4% of the population. This condition is called hyperdontia and these extra teeth are called supernumerary teeth. Hyperdontia can occur in everyone but it is more often associated with people who have Gardner's syndrome, Down's syndrome, or those born with a cleft lip. In adult men, supernumerary teeth occur twice as often as in adult women. In this article, we will tell you everything you should know about supernumerary teeth.
Supernumerary teeth can develop in any part of the mouth but they tend to grow among permanent teeth. They can be found among baby teeth and it’s more difficult to identify them since they are similar to other teeth and are in the correct position. A clinical examination at the dentist or...