Supernumerary teeth or hyperdontia are dental anomalies characterized by excessive number of teeth. They most commonly occur between central incisors, premolar area, and in the third molar regions and can result in delayed eruption or malpositioning of permanent teeth and general crowding. In the most recent episode of ‘Hints & Tips in Dentistry’, we discuss current approaches for diagnose and treatment with minimally invasive techniques.
Sinus perforation is a potential complication in certain patients undergoing extraction of their upper back teeth. In this Hints & Tips in Dentistry episode, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi discusses how to recognize high risk patients and offers solutions on how to prevent and manage sinus perforations should they occur following extraction of teeth in the posterior maxilla / upper jaw.