The term Odontoma was coined by Paul Broca in 1869, who defined it as a tumor formed by overgrowth of complete dental tissue. Odontomas constitute about 22% of the odontogenic tumours of the jaws. Here we report 2 cases in the age range of 9-12 years visited our OPD with the chief complaint of missing teeth. Routine clinical, radiographic and histopathological examination revealed the presence of compound odontoma which was removed surgically. Being a benign odontogenic neoplasm early diagnosis of odontomas ensure better prognosis.
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