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Rare case of a child suffering from a condition called hyperdontia. Hyperdontia is a condition where an individual have supernumerary teeth or more teeth than regular that can appear in any area of the dental arch and can affect any dental organ. According to the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), the cause of supernumerary teeth remains to be incompletely understood. But, one theory suggests that supernumerary teeth may be a result of the dichotomy of the tooth bud. Another theory proposes the hyperactivity theory which states that supernumerary teeth are formed because of local, independent, conditioned hyperactivity of the dental lamina. Heredity may also be a factor in the occurrence of these teeth particularly certain hereditary conditions like Gardner's syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Fabry disease, cleft palate and lip, cleidocranial dysplasia. The treatment for hyperdontia is dependent on the type and position of the supernumerary tooth and how it affects the adjacent teeth and may require removal.

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almost 2 years ago

Wow :0

almost 2 years ago

This looks like a duplication of two separate arcs crossing over. I wonder if his kind had anything to do with a Sonic Hedgehog mutation, but the rest of the face seems fine