Removal of supernumerary tooth for pediatric patients

Overview

A supernumerary tooth is one that is additional to the normal series and can be found in almost any region of the dental arch. And most supernumerary teeth are located in the anterior maxillary region.

 

Features

Avoid disturbance of permanent dentition eruption and alignment.

 

Procedure

  • Inhalation induction.
  • Disinfection with betadine.
  • Under local anesthesia and flap elevation, remove extra bone and supernumerary tooth. Wound closed with stitches and compressed with surgical stent.

 

Notification

Risks & complications

  • Loosening of nearby teeth.
  • Difficult for wound healing.
  • Angular cheilitis.

 

Estimated Cost

The procedure cost is about 20,000~30,000NTD, depends on different condition. Prices are subject to change without prior notice, need to pay in accordance with the actual medical expenses.