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Siraci Esin - - 2008
Talon cusp and dens invaginatus are tooth shape anomalies that rarely affect mandibular teeth. Their co-occurrence in a single tooth is uncommon. The purpose of this report was to present a rare case of both talon cusp and dens invaginatus in a permanent mandibular central incisor. The diagnosis of dens ...
Stillwell K David - - 2008
This article presents a rationale for utilizing complete immediate denture therapy, highlighting various advantages, disadvantages, and contraindications for this treatment. Jerbi's technique for presurgical cast carving is reviewed and a unique case report is detailed, involving a 22-year-old patient whose hopelessly debilitated dentition was treated by full-mouth extraction and placement ...
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The Editorial Board of the Journal of Endodontics has developed a literature-based study guide of topical areas related to endodontics. This study guide is intended to give the reader a focused review of the essential endodontic literature and does not cite all possible articles related to each topic. Although citing ...
Sharma Sanjay - - 2008
We present 2 cases of intra-arterial injection of endodontic calcium hydroxide via the root canal system of molar teeth. Nonsetting calcium hydroxide paste was used as a temporary dressing during endodontic treatment and in both cases delivered via an injectable syringe technique. Retrograde flow of the calcium hydroxide occurred along ...
Aktan Ali Murat - - 2008
The canine impaction is not uncommon in dental literature, but the transmigration of mandibular canine is a rare phenomenon, and some of them are far more extreme than others. In this study, we aimed to present the more extreme cases of the four transmigrated mandibular canine cases with special emphasis ...
Ferreira Osny O - - 2008
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a hereditary disorder of the connective tissue related to collagen metabolism. Deficiency or alteration of the collagen present in the tissues results in some classic signs such as skin hyperelasticity, articular hypermobility, and vascular fragility, among others. In addition, EDS oral manifestations are rarely cited in ...
Bhatt Neha - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Cases of generalized idiopathic root resorption have been reported in the literature. However the majority of previously reported cases have affected adults, and it has been rare that a possible link to a medical condition has been found. CASE REPORT: The subject of this case report was 11 years ...
Kapur A - - 2008
The prevalence of impacted primary teeth has been reported to be very rare and it has been reported to occur in 1:10,000 times, most commonly involving the primary second molars. This report discusses the presence of an impacted inverted maxillary primary incisors and their management by surgical intervention in a ...
Fujita Y - - 2008
Many reports have indicated the treatment for permanent teeth with disturbed eruption due to the presence of supernumerary teeth. However, successful treatment for an unerupted maxillary incisor with severe rotation and another maxillary incisor with disturbed eruption by a supernumerary tooth is quite rare. We treated a 7-year-old Japanese male ...
Moura Lúcia de Fátima Almeida de Deus Lde - - 2008
Traumatic injuries caused by intrusion account for 4-22% of the damage in anterior primary teeth and are generally related to axial impact. They are more frequent in children aged 1-3 years because of the additional high resilience and flexibility of the primary teeth supporting structures. The treatment decision will depend ...
Synodinos Philippos N - - 2008
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a severe disease of childhood, which comprises a diverse group of distinct clinical entities of unclear aetiology. Some abnormality of the immune system is present in all JIA cases. In its most severe clinical form, JIA may show localised and/or systemic complications, including functional impairment ...
Meziane Mariame - - 2008
Acrokeratoelastoidosis (AKE) is a rare skin disorder characterized by a papular eruption and fragmentation of elastic tissue that primarily involves the margins of the hands and feet. The most common histopathologic findings of AKE are hyperkeratosis and degeneration of elastic fibers. Various treatment options have been tried with little help ...
Turk Tamer - - 2008
AIM: The purpose of this case report is to present the management of an impacted maxillary canine adjacent to a deviated palatal first premolar root. BACKGROUND: Maxillary canine impactions are of multifactorial etiology. The incidence of maxillary canine impaction ranges from 1% to 3%. One of the reasons for canine ...
Volpato Luiz - - 2008
AIM: This report presents an unusual case of regional odontodysplasia (RO) in the mandible which crosses the midline along with its clinical management. BACKGROUND: RO is an uncommon, nonhereditary unilateral developmental anomaly involving the dental hard tissues, most frequently affecting the maxillary teeth. REPORT: RO was diagnosed in a 12-year-old. ...
Anegundi Rajesh T - - 2008
Multiple supernumerary teeth are usually associated with various syndromes, but they are relatively uncommon as an isolated dental anomaly. The presence of multiple supplemental premolars in all four quadrants and especially in the maxilla is rare. This report presents a unique case of multiple supplemental premolars in all four quadrants ...
Dennison J - - 2008
The bifid mandibular condyle has been described as a condition of unknown aetiology and uncertain pathogenesis. Many see it as the product of accidental trauma or forceps delivery, with the two heads occurring one behind the other in the sagittal plane. In bioanthropological literature, "bifid condyle" often describes pitting in ...
Cogulu Dilsah - - 2008
Supernumerary teeth are relatively common in the oral cavity and are characterized by an excessive number of teeth. The term "mesiodens" refers to a supernumerary tooth located in the midline of the maxilla between the central incisors. Mesiodens may cause a variety of pathological complications such as impaction of the ...
Canger Emin Murat - - 2008
Papillon-Lefevre syndrome (PLS) is a rare autosomal, recessive condition characterized by hyperkeratosis of palms and soles of the feet and elbows and by rapid formation of periodontitis and hypermobility, migration and exfoliation of the teeth of primary and permanent dentition. The purpose of this report was to describe the case ...
Anthonappa Robert P - - 2008
Dens evaginatus (DE) and dens invaginatus (DI) are rare developmental dental anomalies affecting both the primary and permanent dentitions. Concurrence of DE and DI within the same tooth is extremely rare. We report a case of DE and DI in a maxillary right lateral incisor tooth. Comprehensive clinical and radiographic ...
Saxena A - - 2008
This case report showing a classical presentation of bilateral fusion of permanent mandibular incisors in a child patient for dental attention. Fusion defined as the merger of two adjacent tooth germs producing one tooth. These teeth may be fused by enamel, dentin, or both. The fused crown is broader than ...
Prakash R - - 2008
Mandibular premolars have earned the reputation for having an aberrant anatomy. Literature is replete with reports of extra canals in mandibular second premolars, but reports about the incidence of extra roots in these teeth are quite rare. This paper attempts at explaining a rare case of successful endodontic management of ...
Aizenbud Dror - - 2008
An odontoma is usually found in the surrounding area of the unerupted permanent tooth bud and rarely adjacent to the primary central incisor This report presents a case of an unerupted malformed primary central incisor, histologically diagnosed as a compound odontoma. A 5.5 year-old healthy boy presented with an unerupted ...
Navarro Leopoldo Forner - - 2007
INTRODUCTION: Systematic anatomical studies corroborate the anatomical complexity of the root canal system. Deviations from the norm such as multiple orifices, apical deltas, accessory canals and other variations are frequent. OBJECTIVES: To present clinical reports of mandibular molars with three canals in the mesial root and two in vitro studies ...
Singh P - - 2007
Lower labial segment irregularity is a feature that is presenting more frequently as greater emphasis is placed on aesthetics than ever before. The authors report on a removable appliance that is easy to construct and use and is designed to deal with mild labial tooth irregularity. In cases of crowding ...
Shargill Inderjit - - 2007
This article describes the prevalence, aetiology, pathology, clinical presentation and management of hypomineralized permanent molar teeth. Examples of different clinical cases are described showing an array of treatment regimes depending on the severity of the disease. This paper discusses the prevalence and aetiology of hypomineralized molars. Presentation and management is ...
Salmerón J I - - 2008
Inclusion of the third molar is relatively frequent in oral and maxillofacial surgery, but ectopic placement is quite rare. Only a few cases of third molar inclusion in the condyle region of the mandible have been reported. Presented here are two cases of ectopic location of a third molar in ...
Mupparapu Muralidhar - - 2007
Unilateral transmigration of mandibular canines is a rare phenomenon. Occurrence of bilateral transmigration of mandibular canines is even more rare. There are diagnostic, therapeutic, and prognostic implications in the occurrence of these transmigratory patterns. Proper understanding of the mechanisms involved in the impaction and intra-osseous movement of these teeth within ...
Jackson Iain I Chalmers Dental Centre and Edinburgh Dental Postgraduate Institute, - - 2007
Lingual mucosal ulceration with mandibular sequestration is a condition that presents most commonly in the lower molar region and may be influenced by a variety of local and systemic factors. Three such cases are reported, two involving a history of recent dental extraction and one of seemingly spontaneous onset with ...
Auluck Ajit - - 2007
Variation in the normal anatomic pattern of the inferior alveolar nerve canal such as bifid or trifid mandibular nerve canal is one of the reasons for local anesthetic failure in dental practice. The present article reports 5 cases of bifid mandibular nerve canal and 1 case of trifid mandibular canal ...
Maroto Myriam - - 2007
PURPOSE: To evaluate the long-term clinical and radiographical results of using gray mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) in pulpotomy treatments in primary molars. METHODS: A total of 69 primary molars were treated with pulpotomy procedures using MTA and follow-up every 6 months up to 42 months. RESULTS: Clinical success was 100% ...
Taub Peter J - - 2007
Prior reports have advocated the use of distraction osteogenesis (DO) in the management of neonates with mandibular hypoplasia to avoid early tracheostomy and its associated morbidity. Our center recently reported on the successful use of DO in a neonate with muscular dystrophy, a condition which affects the bone as well ...
Wang Chun-Cheng - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: Ectopic mandibular third molar is a rare condition, and information is limited about its causes and characteristics. This article reports a case of ectopic mandibular third molar and reviews the literature on the clinical signs and symptoms and management of this condition. STUDY DESIGN: We report a case of ...
de Almeida-Gomes Fábio - - 2007
In this study, we report a case of two palatal root canals in a maxillary second molar that was endodontically treated. The possibility of two palatal root canals in maxillary second molars is quite small; however, it must be taken into account in clinical and radiographic evaluation during endodontic treatment. ...
Bayram Mehmet - - 2007
Increases in mandibular width by symphyseal distraction osteogenesis have recently been shown to be an acceptable and stable treatment option for transverse deficiencies. This case report presents the application of symphyseal distraction osteogenesis for increasing mandibular width using a bone-supported distractor as part of the orthodontic treatment of a 14-year-old ...
Camilleri Simon - - 2007
Transmigrated teeth are rare, though reports have increased with the advent of panoramic radiography. Ectopic eruption of canines and other dental anomalies as retained deciduous teeth and supernumerary teeth have a genetic etiology and may be linked. A case report is presented which exhibits transmigration of both a mandibular canine ...
Sasaki Hidekazu - - 2007
BACKGROUND: A supernumerary tooth is an extra tooth above the normal number, of which approximately 90% occur in the premaxillary region and show rudimentary forms of crown morphology. Most cases occur singly, with bilateral occurrence in the maxillary canine regions very rare in children with no other associated diseases or ...
Srinivasa Prasad T - - 2007
Ectopic eruption of teeth into a region other than the oral cavity is rare although there have been reports of teeth in the nasal septum, mandibular condyle, coronoid process, palate, chin and maxillary sinus. Occasionally, a tooth may erupt in the maxillary sinus and present with local sinonasal symptoms attributed ...
Jafarzadeh Hamid - - 2007
The possibility of bilateral maxillary first premolars having three separate roots is quite low; however, it must be taken into account in clinical and radiographic evaluations during endodontic treatment. This case report describes the presence of three roots occurring bilaterally in maxillary first premolars in one patient, drawing particular attention ...
Carinci Francesco - - 2007
Actinomycetes are saprophytic bacteria of the oral cavity. They can produce a rare, chronic, and suppurative process that usually originates from the teeth and mandible and then involve the cervical region, especially in the sub-mandibular area. A case of actinomycosis occurring in the retropharyngeal space in a 74 year-old man ...
Vucicevic Boras V - - 2007
This paper reviews the topic of dental structures present at birth or erupting prior to the deciduous incisor teeth. A literature review shows a prevalence of one in every 2000 live births. At this rate of occurrence it is likely that the general dental practitioner may be called upon to ...
Cho Shiu-Yin - - 2007
In this article, we describe the autotransplantation of a supplemental premolar to replace an extracted first permanent molar in a 12-year-old boy. Although the end results are not ideal due to the small size of the donor tooth, the esthetics and function of the dental arch are partly restored using ...
Huang I-Yueh - - 2007
PURPOSE: To review the literature associated with displaced lower third molars, to introduce a modified method of retrieval of an accidentally displaced lower third molar tooth or root fragment, and to recommend rational guidelines for management. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A review of the literature was performed to record the types ...
Sharma C G Dileep - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Pendred syndrome is a rare, inherited, autosomal recessive disorder with an iodine organification defect of thyroxin produced by the thyroid gland. Its clinical features include sensorineural hearing loss, classically congenital and prelingual, and goiter. METHODS: This is the first case report of Pendred syndrome in the dental literature with ...
Schultz-Weidner Nelly - - 2007
Uncommon developmental abnormalities such as fused or geminated teeth are of interest for the clinical problems associated with them. A rare case of fusion between maxillary primary central and lateral incisors and a supplemental incisor occurring bilaterally is presented. The patient was a 4-year-old Thai boy. Intraoral examination revealed an ...
Cehreli S Burcak - - 2007
The purpose of this report was to describe the case of a self-inflicted oral injury in a 1 1/2-year-old child that may be related to chronic pain caused by a severely burned body. In the present case, the patient lost his mandibular primary incisors due to continuous teeth clenching. He ...
Cho Shiu-yin - - 2007
Double tooth is a developmental anomaly that is seen more frequently in the primary than the permanent dentition. Double tooth involving primary canines and lateral incisors is found only in the mandible. The succeeding permanent lateral incisor is often found missing congenitally in the same region. This article reports a ...
Mehra Pravesh - - 2007
Odontomas are the most common type of odontogenic tumors and are generally asymptomatic. This paper describes the case of a complex composite odontoma in a patient who had an asymptomatic swelling in the maxillary molar region, along with the impacted third molar. In this case, surgical excision of the lesion ...
Vengal Manoj - - 2007
Odontomas are the most common odontogenic tumours. They are usually asymptomatic and are often discovered during routine radiography. We report a case of a large erupting complex odontoma that caused pain, infection and facial asymmetry. This case is significant as there are few reports of complex odontoma erupting in the ...
Passanezi Euloir - - 2007
What can be done for a 17-year-old girl with localized juvenile periodontitis, a Class II malocclusion, and flared teeth? Is it possible to regain epithelial attachment and rebuild the bone architecture? Is it possible to achieve good esthetics and occlusion with conventional orthodontic treatment, or is an interdisciplinary approach needed? ...
Canger Emin Murat - - 2007
AIM: To present a case of a concomitant occurrence of dens invaginatus (DI) and gemination in a mandibular left lateral incisor. BACKGROUND: DI is a developmental anomaly resulting from the invagination of a portion of a crown in the enamel organ stage of odontogenesis. It is commonly found in the ...
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