This section is from the book "Dental Medicine. A Manual Of Dental Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Ferdinand J. S. Gorgas. Also available from Amazon: Dental Medicine.
Odontomes are indicated by irregular masses of dental tissues, which result from morbid conditions of the formative pulp, such as nodules of enamel and dentine, hypertrophy of cementum, etc., some being congenital, others induced.
Extraction, when they are a source of irritation, or an injury to the normal teeth, or are unsightly.