Complete agenesis of the permanent canines in the maxilla and the mandible is extremely rare and has only been reported twice. Studies have shown that the incidence of missing canines is more in females. This report describes a sporadic case of congenital absence of maxillary (bilateral) and mandibular (bilateral) canines.
Odontomas are common occurrences in the oral cavity and can be classified as complex or compound. Erupted peripheral compound odontomas are rare and are present in the extra-osseous soft tissues. In this case the odontoma led to the impaction of permanent teeth for which removal of the lesion was advised.