Abnormal Dental Development in the Mixed Dentition

This micro skills course will discuss how to identify retained infra-occluded ankylosed, primary teeth, dilacerated and supernumerary teeth.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Faculty of Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe the main characteristics of infra-occluded primary teeth, supernumerary teeth and dilacerated incisors
  3. Explain how infra-occluded primary teeth are diagnosed and treated
  4. Outline the principal effects of supernumerary teeth and how they should be treated
  5. Describe the aetiology of dilacerated incisors and how they should be managed

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  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
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