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Bayram Mehmet - - 2007
AIM: The purpose of this case report is to describe the combined surgical and orthodontic treatment of two cases with an impacted maxillary central incisor and canine in the same quadrant and to discuss the causal relationship between them. BACKGROUND: The most common causes of canine impactions are usually the ...
Galhotra Virat - - 2007
The purpose of this paper was to report an unusual case of multirooted permanent maxillary canine. A 16-year-old female patient presented with pain and swelling related to the upper right permanent canine. Radiographic examination revealed a multirooted permanent maxillary canine--an unusual finding. Endodontic treatment was performed after amputation of 2 ...
Prakash R - - 2007
Occurrence of the second mesiobuccal canal (MB2) is a frequent finding. Literary reports have shown it to be found more in the cases of the maxillary first molar. However the maxillary second molars have also been found with this variation in a number of canals. This paper presents a case ...
Adil N F - - 2007
Dental injuries are very common and their extent has been classified by Ellis. Avulsion of tooth is a grievous injury and ranges from 1-16% among the traumatic injuries, of which maxillary anterior are commonest. Reimplantation of avulsed teeth is a standard procedure. However, it has certain limitations. Most often their ...
Hans Mark G - - 2007
AIM: Evidence-based decision making is gaining increased emphasis in medicine and dentistry. Since orthodontics is both an art and a science, not all decisions can be based solely on scientific findings. However, to the extent that orthodontics is a science and is based on the principles of scientific method, the ...
Hägg Urban - - 2007
A female patient, 13 years of age, with severe localized crowding and transposition of the right maxillary canine and ectopic eruptions of premolars and incisors, desired treatment. The treatment plan consisted of extraction of 1 displaced premolar and correction of the transposition and crowding by orthodontic means. Crowding correction using ...
Kravitz Neal D - - 2007
BACKGROUND: This article reviews the use of temporary anchorage devices (TADs) for maxillary molar intrusion. TYPES OF STUDIES REVIEWED: The authors reviewed clinical, radiographic and histologic studies and case reports. The studies provided information regarding the application, placement and biological response of orthodontic TADs. RESULTS: TAD-supported molar intrusion is controlled ...
Sumer Pinar - - 2007
BACKGROUND: The transmigration of a mandibular canine is a rare phenomenon, the etiology of which is not clear. The literature on this rare condition is reviewed, and six cases of transmigrated mandibular canines are presented. REPORT: Panoramic radiographic examination of six patients revealed each patient had one impacted transmigrated mandibular ...
Orhan Ayse I - - 2006
This article reports three rare cases of birooted primary canines. In one of the three cases reported, the double-rooted primary canine was unilateral, which is a unique condition in the dental literature. One of the birooted primary canines was extracted for examination. Root canal morphology was examined using the clearing ...
Lynn Evan A - - 2006
The C-shaped root canal system and treatment implications were first described by Cooke and Cox in 1979. C-shaped canals are most frequently found in mandibular second molars, but they can occur in any mandibular molar, and they have been reported in maxillary molars as well. C-shaped mandibular molars are characterized ...
Waring David - - 2006
A number of treatment options for Class III malocclusions have been reported. Early intervention incorporating growth modification allows the clinician to attempt mandibular growth restraint and promote the forward growth of the maxilla. At the optimal age for growth modification, rapid maxillary expansion (RME) and protraction headgear can be used ...
Mariano Ronaldo Célio - - 2006
Impaction of mandibular second molars is relatively rare. A case of a deep impacted mandibular right permanent second molar in a 26-year-old woman is presented. This article describes the extraction of the tooth and reports the risks of the surgical procedure. Careful manipulation of tissues and correct application of mechanical ...
Cho S Y - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Hypodontia is uncommon in the primary dentition and lateral incisors are the most commonly missing primary teeth in the patients affected. Studies have found that hypodontia in the primary dentition involving only maxillary canine is rare. CASE REPORTS: Three cases of hypodontia in the primary dentition involving only maxillary ...
Ahmad Sofia - - 2006
Primary failure of eruption (PFE) is a poorly understood condition associated with tooth eruption failure. This investigation systematically reviews the literature, evaluates clinical features and associations with PFE, and describes five further cases. Publications were selected and identified as describing PFE when there was no identifiable aetiological factor contributing to ...
Poveda Rafael - - 2006
The present study describes a case of endodontic paste (Endomethasone) penetration within and along the mandibular canal from the periapical zone of a lower first premolar following endodontic treatment of the latter. The clinical manifestations comprised anesthesia of the right side of the lower lip and paresthesia of the gums ...
Cogulu Dilsah - - 2006
The talon cusp is a relatively rare dental developmental anomaly characterized by the presence of an accessory cusp-like structure projecting from the cingulum area or cementoenamel junction. The alteration can cause clinical problems such as caries or occlusal interference. Management of the talon cusp varies according to the circumstances of ...
Bartold P M - - 2006
Tooth sensitivity is a very common clinical presentation which can cause considerable concern for patients. This condition is frequently encountered by periodontists, dentists, hygienists and dental therapists. The management of this condition requires a good understanding of the complexity of the problem, as well as the variety of treatments available. ...
Matsuda Akiko - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To examine the variation in the precise skeletal characteristics and the treatment outcomes of five Japanese Robin sequence cases. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The birth histories and orthodontic records of five Japanese Robin sequence patients were collected and analyzed. RESULTS: All cases had a retrognathic appearance with small SNA and ...
Mattos, Beatriz Silva Câmara
Tooth transposition is an anomaly in the position of teeth where two teeth of the same maxillary quadrant change their position in the dental arch. There are different types of transposition, classified according to the involved teeth. The review of the etiology of tooth transposition aims at identifying the factors ...
Mupparapu Muralidhar - - 2006
Dens invaginatus, commonly known as dens in dente, is a developmental malformation of teeth that most commonly affects permanent maxillary lateral incisors. Deciduous teeth are infrequently affected. Presence of dens invaginatus in mandibular permanent teeth is extremely uncommon. A rare presentation of coronal double dens invaginatus incidentally detected in a ...
Desai Rajiv S - - 2006
Generalized diminished root formation is a rare condition leading to early loss of teeth. This report describes an unusual case of generalized short roots associated with microdontia, taurodontism of posterior teeth, and multiple dens invaginatus along with short stature in a 20-year-old man, who had lost several teeth because of ...
Iida Seiji - - 2006
We report a case of osseous dysplasia (OD) showing extremely rare clinical features. A 37-year-old Japanese woman was referred to our clinic complaining of a left alveolar bony swelling at an impacted canine. Radiographic examinations revealed a mixed radiopaque lesion involving the impacted left canine and also revealed an impacted ...
Saroğlu Işil - - 2006
This report presents 5 cases of intrusive luxation in immature permanent central incisors. The intruded incisors, with careful monitoring, were allowed to spontaneously re-erupt, which avoided the need to reposition the tooth either orthodontically or surgically. All of the teeth re-erupted spontaneously in a few months. The root development continued ...
Akyalçin Sercan - - 2006
The objective of this study was to investigate the frequency and association of Bolton tooth size discrepancies with dental discrepancies. Forty-eight skeletal Class I, 60 Class II, and 44 Class III subjects with similar skeletal characteristics were included in this study. Analysis of variance was performed to compare the mean ...
Karacay Seniz - - 2006
Fusion is developmental anomaly of the dental hard tissue and is defined as the joining of 2 developing tooth germs resulting in a single large tooth structure. Different treatment methods can be used according to the requirements of the situation. The purpose of this case report was to present the ...
Cal-Neto Julio Pedra e - - 2006
This case report describes the treatment of a severe anterior open bite, Class II malocclusion with a history of dummy sucking. The 9-year-old girl presented with a significant anteroposterior and vertical discrepancy. Her face was convex with procumbent lips. She had an anterior open bite of 9 mm, an overjet ...
O'Flynn S - - 2006
The incidence of Parry-Romberg syndrome (PRS) is very rare. A case report is presented highlighting the main dental aspects that include delayed eruption, root resorption, dilacerations, and a reduction in the height and width of the ramus and body of the mandible on the affected side.
Agarwal Varun - - 2006
Anatomic variations in the condylar morphology, like bifid mandibular condyles, are a relatively uncommon anomaly. We report four cases (two in patients and two in archived specimens) of bifid mandibular condyles with emphasis on their aetiopathogenesis and radiographic features. A case of bifid mandibular condyles in a patient with rheumatoid ...
Lee Jae-Hoon - - 2006
Supernumerary teeth occur in a wide variety of sites, including the palate, mandibular condyle, coronoid process, orbit, maxillary antrum, and nasal cavity. Supernumerary teeth manifest in different ways depending on the site. Reported symptoms and signs associated with supernumerary teeth in the nasal cavity (nasal teeth) include facial pain, external ...
Ponnambalam Yoganathan - - 2006
Dens evaginatus is a developmental anomaly that produces a tubercle on the occlusal or palatal or lingual surfaces of teeth. The tubercle, which often contains pulp tissue, can cause occlusal interference, and pulpal pathology is a common sequel of attrition or fracture of the evagination. It affects a number of ...
Clayton Rima - - 2006
Polymorphic light eruption is a common photosensitivity disorder of unknown aetiology, that usually presents in the spring or summer months as an intermittent non-scarring, itchy erythematous, papulo-vesicular eruption. We present two cases of haemorrhagic polymorphic light eruption, a rare variant of this condition of which there are no case reports ...
Bateman G - - 2006
This report describes the unusual appearance seen on a panoramic radiograph of an orthodontic patient which the authors argue may represent ectopia or concomitant hypohyperdontia of the mandibular premolar teeth. A literature review describes the frequency of such anomalies in this area from previous studies. The presenting features of the ...
St George Geoffrey - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Enamel matrix-derived proteins have been shown to regenerate periodontal tissues lost as a result of disease in humans. Emdogain, a commercial preparation of porcine enamel matrix derivative (EMD), has been shown to induce new cementum, periodontal ligament and bone formation in human periodontal defects. Although a number of studies ...
Hamamci Nihal - - 2006
This case report presents an adult skeletal Class III and open-bite malocclusion case treated without surgical intervention using fixed edgewise technique, reverse headgear, and Class III and anterior box elastics. The patient was a 16-year-old Turkish female who had completed her growth and development. She had a four mm open ...
Bogdán Sándor - - 2006
Knowledge of the course of the mandibular canal and its anatomic variations is of great importance in oral surgery, especially in preprosthetic operations and the insertion of endosteal implants and during the planning of removable dentures prepared in cases involving extensively atrophied mandibles. We review the literature on duplicated mandibular ...
Hassani Ali - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Management of vascular anomalies is extremely challenging and varies according to the nature of the lesion. Traditionally, embolization with the resection of the lesion and autologous immediate reconstruction has been used. The purpose of this report is to present cases successfully using sclerosing solution injections alone. METHODS: This paper ...
Coppa A - - 2006
Prehistoric evidence for the drilling of human teeth in vivo has so far been limited to isolated cases from less than six millennia ago. Here we describe eleven drilled molar crowns from nine adults discovered in a Neolithic graveyard in Pakistan that dates from 7,500-9,000 years ago. These findings provide ...
Batra Puneet - - 2006
Talon cusp is an uncommon dental anomaly in which an accessory cusp-like structure projects from the cingulum area or cemento-enamel junction of the maxillary or mandibular anterior teeth. This anomalous cusp resembles an eagle's talon. It occurs in both the primary and the permanent dentition. A comprehensive literature review shows ...
Landsberg Cobi J - - 2006
A common cause for the condition described as excessive gingival display is the phenomenon known as altered passive eruption, a coronally situated gingival complex that failed to recede normally during eruption of an otherwise healthy and normal dentition. Orthodontic movement in such conditions may set the stage for additional coronal ...
Rao Ashwin - - 2006
Taurodontism is an aberration of teeth that lacks the constriction at the level of the CEJ characterized by elongated pulp chambers and apical displacement of bifurcation or trifurcation of the roots, giving it a rectangular shape. Its occurrence in permanent teeth is common and is quite rare in deciduous dentition. ...
Cavadas Pedro C - - 2006
Temporary ectopic replantation of amputated parts has been reported previously as an alternative to orthotopic replantation in difficult cases. We report a case in which the left arm initially was replanted orthotopically with subsequent development of extensive infection. The impending vascular failure of the replanted arm was salvaged by reamputation ...
Kalaskar Ritesh R - - 2006
Extraoral sinus tract may occur as a result of an inflammatory process associated with the necrotic pulp. Several non odontogenic disorders may also produce an extraoral sinus tract, the differential diagnosis of these clinical findings is of prime importance in providing appropriate clinical care. Presented here is a case report ...
Srinivasan V - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: (1) To present a narrative review of the currently available alternative interventions and materials to formocresol pulpotomy for the management of extensive caries in the primary molar, and (2) to produce a clinical protocol for pulp therapy techniques in the extensively carious primary molar. INTRODUCTION: The International Agency for ...
Uÿs J O H - - 2006
This paper describes the clinical orthodontic treatment of 2 cases that were successfully entered for the 2004 American Orthodontics MOrth Cases Prize. The first case is that of a patient presenting with a Class III malocclusion treated with rapid maxillary expansion and protraction headgear followed by fixed appliance therapy. The ...
Lin Wen-Chun - - 2006
This case report presents an uncommon case of a two-rooted maxillary central incisor with a periapical radiolucent lesion. A 17-yr-old female patient was referred for dental consultation after a motorcycle accident. The maxillary left central incisor had a bifurcated root that was confirmed by radiographs taken at different angles. Nonsurgical ...
Gunduz K - - 2006
Concrescence represents a rare developmental anomaly in which two fully formed teeth are joined along the root surfaces by cementum. Maxillary molars are the teeth most frequently involved, especially a third molar and a supernumerary tooth. Very few cases have been reported about the concrescence of a third molar and ...
Mupparapu Muralidhar - - 2006
An unusual presentation of dens invaginatus affecting a microdontic permanent lateral incisor in a 19-year-old female patient is reported and pertinent literature reviewed. The patient was referred to the oral and maxillofacial radiology clinic of the authors' institution for radiographic examination of her maxillary teeth. Dens invaginatus was identified on ...
Ihunwo A O - - 2006
Torus mandibularis is a rounded bony protuberance on the lingual surface of the mandible and usually found above the myolohyoid line, medial to the molar roots. This report describes the frequency and morphology of torus and also proffers the likely cause among black South Africans. A total of 284 modern ...
Rosa Monica C T - - 2006
A case of regional odontodysplasia in an 8 year-old male whose chief complaint was the absence of eruption of permanent teeth is presented. The regional odontodysplasia is a rare development anomaly of the dental tissues that affects the primary and permanent dentitions involving several adjacent teeth without crossing the midline. ...
Lee Chun-Kei - - 2006
This paper reviews the nomenclature, prevalence, definition, etiology, association with other dental/anomalies, diagnosis and treatment planning of talon cusp in the primary anterior teeth. Most of the reported cases have involved the primary maxillary central incisors. However, talon cusps on the primary maxillary lateral incisors are associated with high percentages ...
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