Abnormalities of tooth
number in development of the dentition are quite common; however, concomitant
hypo-hyperdontia is a rare mixed numeric anomalous condition, especially when
it occurs in the same dental arch and in a non-syndromic situation. The
presence of this condition specifically in the mandibular anterior region is
reported very infrequently. This case report presents the case of a 9 years old
non-syndromic male with missing mandibular central incisors and an erupted
mandibular mesiodens along with the review of literature. To ensure optimum
function and aesthetics, cosmetic recontouring was performed after oral
prophylaxis. This is the ninth case reported in the dental literature till
date, with the two anomalies manifesting in the anterior region of the
mandible. This article also discusses the review of literature of concomitant
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