Riga-Fede Disease Associated with Natal Teeth in a Premature Female Child: A Case Report

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Raghavendr Singh
Medha Lakhanam

Abstract

Natal and Neonatal teeth area unit though not common tooth development process anomalies. They are oftentimes a section of teeth anomalies. The prevalence has been determined between one in 2000 to 3500 live births. The aim of this paper is to report a case of a ten- day old baby with natal teeth in mandibular anterior region associated with ulceration on ventral surface of the tongue. Clinical presentation disclosed natal teeth with no mobility within the mandibular anterior region and Riga–Fede disease. The treatment plan was to extract the natal teeth followed by surgical operation of the extraction socket to forestall aspiration, swallowing of teeth, and for early resolution of lesion. Satisfactory healing of lesion was resolute at ten days follow up visit.

Keywords:
Aspiration, feeding, natal teeth, riga–fede, preterm, extraction.

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Singh, R., & Lakhanam, M. (2021). Riga-Fede Disease Associated with Natal Teeth in a Premature Female Child: A Case Report. Asian Journal of Dental Sciences, 4(1), 14-19. Retrieved from https://journalajds.com/index.php/AJDS/article/view/30139
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