Management of Unerupted Central Incisor Due to Compound Odontoma: A Case Report

Shamsher Singh, Lalita Mandia, Vivek Adlakha, Nitin Sharma, Subhash Chander, Bharat Sankhla


Odontomas are hamartomous lesions or malformations rather than true neoplasms and are frequent cause of isolated delayed tooth eruption. Odontomas are asymptomatic in nature and often diagnosed in the second decade of life. The present case reported with missing tooth in upper front region. Clinical and radiographic finding are suggestive of compound odontoma. Hence treatment was planned for surgical removal of the lesion followed by orthodontic treatment.


Odontogenic Tumors;Compound Odontoma;Delayed Tooth Eruption;Orthodontic Extrusion;Forced Eruption;Tooth Movement.

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