Stomatological clinical case


  • Sofia Pires Hospital Pediátrico de Coimbra, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra
  • Flávia Belinha Hospital Pediátrico de Coimbra, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra



gingival mass, natal tooth, newborn


The case of a newborn with a gingival mass corresponding to a natal tooth is reported. In this rare and idiopathic disorder, teeth are present at birth. When they show increased mobility and/or complications are present (feeding difficulties, laceration of the mother`s nipples), teeth should be extracted.


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How to Cite

Pires S, Belinha F. Stomatological clinical case. REVNEC [Internet]. 2019Jul.18 [cited 2023Jun.1];28(2):102-4. Available from:



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