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tooth growing behind top teeth

hi, i am 23 years old and i have a tooth growing behind my top teeth. I'm going to the dentist Monday, but I'm freaking out because I'm scared I might loose my big front tooth. Has this ever happend to anyone and what happend. I don't have any insurance, so who knows how much this is going to cost.


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I've seen a small supernumary tooth behind the front teeth before. The patient just left it there. You couldn't see it from the front and it didn't effect the other teeth.
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Your descriptions suggest a superneumary tooth, which is not uncommon. If it's not completely intrabony, simple extraction is indicated.
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