Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-2009

Source Publication

Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry

Source ISSN

1557-5268

Abstract

Natal teeth are an infrequent occurrence at birth. Often these teeth are extracted because they are very mobile and pose a risk of aspiration. This is a rare case in which a natal tooth was extracted by the pediatrician with his fingers. A root fragment remained and out of this developed a large pulp polyp. This relationship has not been previously reported.

Comments

Published version. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, Vol. 34, No. 2 (December 2009): 161-164. DOI. © Journal of Pedodontics 2009.