Photograph of a supernumerary tooth erupting between the upper central incisors.

Supernumerary teeth are abnormally developed extra teeth which are usually hereditary. They can erupt normally or grow towards the opposite direction, and are completely hidden inside the jaw bone. Supernumerary teeth usually appear in the area around upper front teeth.

The consequences of having Supernumerary teeth:

Last revision date: 18 January 2012