Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2016, vol. 22, issue 3
Subject Area: Dental Medicine
Pages: 1217-1220
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2016223.1217
Published online: 18 July 2016

J of IMAB 2016 Jul-Sep;22(3):1217-1220
Radka Cholakova1 Corresponding Autor, Ivan Chenchev1, Svetla Jordanova2, Diana Oncheva2, Ljubomir Chenchev3
1) Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
2) Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
3) Student in Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Odontomas are formations which are still classified as benign tumors by the World Health Organization. They are lesions on any odontogenic tissue – enamel, cement and dentin, which are affected in different proportions and degree. We present a case of compound odontoma on upper jaw, on a 15 year-old girl, causing retention of a permanent canine tooth. After the extirpation 16 tooth-like structures were uncovered. The mandible was diagnosed with hypodontia of both 2nd premolars. Patient’s history showed that there was a trauma in the area of the upper jaw at younger age.
In this article we will present the clinical and radiographic examination, the stages of the complex surgical-orthodontic treatment and a discussion of the etiology of the diagnosis, complications and the treatment itself.

Key words: compound odontoma, supernumerary teeth, tooth retention, odontogenic tumors, hypodontia, complex treatment,

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Cholakova R, Chenchev I, Jordanova S, Oncheva D, Chenchev L. A case of compound maxillary odontoma and mandibular hypodontia. J of IMAB. 2016 Jul-Sep;22(3):1217-1220.

Correspondence to: Dr. Radka Cholakova, Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Plovdiv, Bulgaria; E-mail:

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Received: 15 May 2016
Published online: 18 July 2016

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