Dracula tooth: A very rare case report of peg-shaped mandibular incisors


  • Ashwin Devasya Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Kannur Dental College, Anjarakandy, Kannur, Kerala
  • Mythri Sarpangala Department of Periodontology, Kannur Dental College, Anjarakandy, Kannur, Kerala




Incisors, mandibular, microdontia, peg‑shaped teeth


Microdontia is a term used to describe teeth which are smaller than normal. Peg-shaped teeth are type of microdontia, a developmental disturbances of teeth mainly due to congenital reasons. Most commonly affecting single teeth, that is maxillary lateral incisors. Incidence of peg shaped tooth in maxillary laterals are usually seen and reported. But in mandibular arch it is very rare. Present case, it affected all the incisors of mandibular arch and also the laterals of maxillary arch which is rarest of condition. This case report presents a non syndromic, peg shaped mandibular incisors in a 11 year old male patient.


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How to Cite

Ashwin Devasya, & Mythri Sarpangala. (2016). Dracula tooth: A very rare case report of peg-shaped mandibular incisors. Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences, 8(3), 164–166. https://doi.org/10.4103/0975-1475.195123