Natal Teeth in Association with Sublingual Ulceration: A Case Report
Renuka P Chinchalkar, Shantanu Jain, Shavan K Yadav, Priyanka S Lekhwani, Nikita Gupta
Natal teeth, Riga–Fede disease, Sublingual ulceration
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Chinchalkar RP, Jain S, Yadav SK, Lekhwani PS, Gupta N. Natal Teeth in Association with Sublingual Ulceration: A Case Report. J Mahatma Gandhi Univ Med Sci Tech 2021; 6 (2):75-77.
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Natal teeth are a rare sight in a newborn child\'s oral cavity. The presence of teeth natal teeth can cause a series of damage to the child including difficulty in feeding, ulceration on the tongue. A 31-day-old baby reported to the Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry with a chief complaint of ulceration on the tongue and difficulty in breastfeeding. On further examination, a diagnosis of natal teeth was narrowed down. Due to the presence of mobility of the present teeth and ulceration on the tongue, the teeth were extracted.
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