Five years later, the 4 baby front teeth are gone, while the permanent substitutes (Fig.2: #1,2) have grown downward (pink arrow) into their normal position.  In contrast, the extra tooth has gone north (upward: green arrow) and in fact has started to grow into the nose (red dashed line being a bone plate separating the nose from the mouth).  

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Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 10/25/2014, last revision 10/25/2014