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Halse A - - 2004
AIM: To examine cases showing increased width of the periodontal space (IW) at a long-term follow-up examination and to determine whether this finding could be explained by endodontic or nonendodontic factors. METHODOLOGY: A series of intraoral radiographs was obtained from 131 patients 20-27 years after root canal treatment. The same ...
Sheroan Marianne Mills - - 2004
Treatment of permanent tooth avulsions in an adolescent poses significant difficulties for the dental clinician. This case report gives details about the treatment of a complex dentoalveolar trauma involving multiple avulsions of primary molars, permanent incisors, permanent molars, and premolar toothbuds. Immediate treatment of the injury and short-term esthetic replacement ...
Faria Gisele - - 2004
This case report describes a case of intrusion of the right mature permanent central incisor. After gingivectomy and endodontic treatment with changes of the intracanal dressing (calcium hydroxide paste) every 30 days, spontaneous re-eruption was observed. We conclude that waiting for spontaneous re-eruption associated with gingivectomy and endodontic treatment is ...
Alpaslan S - - 2004
Bilateral bifid mandibular condyles are rare and may appear as a congenital or developmental anomaly. A case of bilateral bifid mandibular condyles is reported. The patient had no history of trauma and no link was apparent with respect to the patient's medical history. In this case, the condition was an ...
Kumar Dash Jayanta - - 2004
A 14-year-old female presented with extraoral inverted eruption of left mandibular permanent molars 18 and 19 at the lower left inferior border of the mandible. Both the teeth started erupting 1 year after an extraoral surgical intervention for a discharging sinus 6 years ago. The subsequent eruption to the extraoral ...
Jordana X - - 2004
In this paper, an archaeological case of unilateral bifid mandibular condyle is presented. This uncommon anomaly is characterized by a division of the mandibular condylar head. In this case, the left condyle was divided into two articulating surfaces oriented mediolaterally; two articular facets on the anterior wall of the glenoid ...
Katz-Sagi Hadas - - 2004
Trauma to a primary tooth may result in damage to the underlying developing permanent tooth bud because of the close proximity between the root of the primary tooth and its permanent successor. We report an unusual case where injury to the primary dentition resulted in pulp canal obliteration (PCO) of ...
Mupparapu M - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Dens Invaginatus (DI), commonly known as dens in dente, is a developmental malformation of tooth that most commonly affects permanent maxillary lateral incisor teeth. Deciduous teeth are infrequently affected. Presence of DI in mandibular permanent teeth is extremely rare. Further, the presence of DI bilaterally in the maxillary lateral ...
Ward Stephen - - 2004
Although apparently simple and efficient to use, removable appliances are no longer the appliance of choice for comprehensive orthodontic treatment in the permanent dentition. Their mechanical properties result in simple tipping of teeth, therefore multiple simultaneous tooth movements with apical control are not possible. It is for these and other ...
Alto Luciane A Monte - - 2004
The purpose of this paper was to present 2 cases of green pigmentation in primary teeth caused by hyperbilirubinemia, from different pathologies during the neonatal period. Medical history revealed systemic problems during the neonatal period of an infectious, neurological, renal, respiratory, and cardiological nature, as well as a high amount ...
Litonjua Luis A - - 2004
A case involving a 17-year-old girl with a large erupted odontoma associated with a deeply impacted mandibular molar is reported. The molar, which previously had been displaced to the border of the mandible, erupted successfully three years after surgical removal of the odontoma. A review of the literature presents guidelines ...
Malandris M - - 2004
INTRODUCTION: Children who present with a posterior cross-bite in the primary dentition may be predisposed to long-term detrimental consequences if the condition is left untreated. Controversy exists in the literature as to the most appropriate time to treat this condition. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this review is to evaluate the ...
Djemal Serpil - - 2004
Supra-erupted teeth often lead to occlusal instability that can result in a poor appearance and make subsequent restoration problematical. This case report discusses the options in the management of supra-erupted teeth and presents a novel approach. The use of a direct composite platform to intrude an upper premolar tooth using ...
Benenati Fred W - - 2004
This article reviews a case involving endodontic treatment of a mandibular second molar with C-shaped canal morphology and five separate canals. The C-shaped canal variation of morphology is unusual and can lead to difficulties during treatment. Preoperative radiographs are limited in their ability to detect this entity; for a favorable ...
Antoniades Kostas - - 2004
The bifid condyle is a rather uncommon condition that is diagnosed radiographically. Its etiology is unknown, although the most tenable theory is that it is of traumatic origin. The purpose of this article is to report a new case of a bilateral bifid condyle (the left one manifested a trifid ...
Martins Wilson Denis - - 2004
This report presents a case of replantation of a traumatically avulsed central incisor in a 32-year-old woman. The tooth was replanted after a 30-min extra-alveolar period. Emergency unconventional immobilization was performed, using 2-0 chromic gut, and a restorative composite made Gunning-type splint. The tooth is still in place 27 years ...
Baugh Dean - - 2004
With the advent of magnification, either by loupes or microscope, the astute clinician must be aware of recent literature that states that the mandibular first molar has a 1-15% chance of a fifth canal. This is a case report accompanied by a review of the literature that shows the unusual ...
Chate R A C - - 2004
A case is presented with a displaced maxillary canine, where one year subsequent to the radiographic diagnosis, a bend in the apical one third of the adjacent premolar root had developed. This finding lends further support to a recent hypothesis, that in such circumstances, the canine impaction results in the ...
Durham Timothy M - - 2004
This article reviews the infrequently utilized treatment method of forced eruption and how it can serve as an alternative to the sacrifice of the natural root system. Forced eruption can preserve the natural root system and related periodontal architecture, resulting in years of additional service for the patient. It also ...
Hashim Hayder A - - 2004
A 10-year old Egyptian male presented with a geminated upper right central incisor along with a fused and rotated upper left central incisor in cross bite. He also had severe crowding in the maxillary arch and a congenitally missing lower right first permanent premolar. Orthodontic treatment was carried out to ...
Tervonen S A - - 2004
Regional odontodysplasia (RO) is a rare dental anomaly involving both dentitions, mostly teeth of one quadrant. The characteristic findings are discolored soft teeth accompanied by gingivitis, swelling or abscess. Enamel and dentin are hypomineralised and hypoplastic, so that the 'ghost teeth' appear shadowy in radiographs with wide pulp chambers. The ...
de Siqueira Vivian Caroline F - - 2004
This clinical case report describes concomitant developmental disorders in the permanent dentition. The concurrence of bilateral dens evaginatus and dental fusion is a rare dental anomaly. Dental fusion is characterized by the union of 2 adjacent teeth at the crown level, which produces the formation of an enlarged clinical crown. ...
Ozer Levent - - 2004
Regional odontodysplasia is a rare developmental anomaly involving both mesodermal and ectodermal dental components in groups of contigous teeth. RO affects the primary and permanent dentition in the maxilla and mandible or both jaws. Generally, it is localized in only one arch. The maxillary arch is affected more often than ...
Nalin Kumar S - - 2004
Talon cusp is a dental anomaly, which is present as an accessory cusp and is seen both in the deciduous and permanent dentition. It may occur unilaterally or bilaterally and has been reported mostly in maxillary teeth, with a few cases occurring in the mandible. Talon cusp is usually asymptomatic; ...
Batra Puneet - - 2004
Two cases are presented where the odontomas had caused the impaction of the anterior teeth and required a combined surgical and orthodontic treatment to bring these teeth into the arch. In the first case a large a complex odontome had caused the impaction of the right central incisor, lateral incisor ...
Portela Maristela Barbosa - - 2004
Natal teeth are defined as teeth that are present in the mouth at the birth, and the occurrence is rare. In the literature, few reports have described cases with involved multiple elements. This article describes an unusual case of a newborn with eleven natal teeth that belong to the primary ...
Knowles Kenneth I - - 2003
The objective of this retrospective study was to determine how often paresthesia occurs and to examine the role of the anatomy of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN). The study took the form of a review of the records of the endodontic department at the Creighton University School of Dentistry, a ...
Lata Jeevan - - 2003
Gingival fibromatosis is a progressive gingival enlargement caused by an over growth of the collagenous element of the gingival fibrous connective tissue. Pharmacologically induced, hereditary (familial) and idiopathic forms of gingival fibromatosis are recognized. This paper reports a case of idiopathic gingival fibromatosis in a 13 year old boy involving ...
Majorana A - - 2003
We aimed to: (i) study the prevalence of root resorption after luxation or avulsion injuries on permanent teeth referred to our dental clinic over a 3-year period; (ii) study the relationship between type of injury and resultant type of resorption complication; and (iii) evaluate success of treatment protocols for various ...
Giancotti A - - 2003
The aim of this article is to show the use of the Balters' Bionator in pseudo-Class III treatment. The importance of differentiating between true Class III and pseudo-Class III is emphasized. The therapeutic results of a Balters' Bionator appliance are presented in three case reports of subjects in the mixed ...
Kau C H - - 2003
A recent review has suggested that tooth agenesis is becoming more evident in society, though it is not known whether this observation is related to better detection methods and patient awareness or whether there is a real trend towards an increase in prevalence. In this paper we report developmental absence ...
Batra P - - 2003
Transmigration of mandibular canine is a rare elusive phenomenon described in dental literature. The eruption of such transmigrated canines is even rarer. Two rare cases one of midline mandibular canine and the other of transmigrated mandibular canine across the midline and erupted distal to the opposite lateral incisor are presented. ...
Shah Anwar Ali - - 2003
Posttreatment stability is one of the challenges facing orthodontists today. Relapse of the mandibular anterior segment during the postretention period is perhaps the most predictable and frustrating of all orthodontic relapses. This type of relapse is sometimes erroneously construed as a sign of inappropriate treatment or evidence of misdiagnosis or ...
Benenati Fred W - - 2003
A case is reported of a mandibular second molar that underwent non-surgical endodontic treatment and intentional replantation in an effort to relieve continued symptoms. A 15.5-year follow-up clinical examination revealed the patient to be asymptomatic, the tooth to be still functional, and a recall film showed no evidence of root ...
Eleni Pontiki - - 2003
This paper reviews and evaluates all the published QSAR treatments of LOX inhibitors. This reveals that in almost all cases, the clog P parameter plays an important part in the QSAR relationships. In some cases the steric factors (B(1), B(5) and L) as well as the overall molar refractivity (CMR) ...
Santos L M - - 2003
This paper describes a case in which pulp therapy was provided in a fused maxillary primary central incisor in a 4-year-old patient with a history of fistula on the gingival mucosa. The tooth involved was larger than expected, suggesting fusion. The diagnosis of fusion was confirmed on radiographical examination. The ...
Mancuso Antonio - - 2003
Changes in tooth form may result from heredity, disease, or trauma. Fusion is a union of one or more teeth during development. Gemination means that two separate morphological units are created by division of the tooth germ. Many studies have attempted to discuss the prevalence of double teeth (fusion and ...
Finucane David - - 2003
External inflammatory resorption and replacement resorption are complicating factors that may result from traumatic dental injuries when the tooth is luxated or avulsed and replanted. Resorption may, ultimately, result in loss of the tooth. However, with appropriate treatment, the prognosis for these teeth is greatly improved, with the possibility of ...
Litonjua Luis A - - 2003
Attrition, erosion, and abrasion result in alterations to the tooth and manifest as tooth wear. Each classification acts through a distinct process that is associated with unique clinical characteristics. Accurate prevalence data for each classification are not available since indices do not necessarily measure one specific etiology, or the study ...
Aydin U - - 2003
Pre-eruptive migration of a tooth across the midline is termed "transmigration". This condition has not been reported for teeth other than mandibular canines. Bilateral transmigration is extremely rare, and associated pathological lesions are also reported. The aim of this report is to present the first case of maxillary canine transmigration ...
Kocadereli Ilken - - 2003
This case report presented the orthodontic management of an ankylosed primary molar. Trauma to the maxillary right second primary molar resulted in the infraocclusion of the affected tooth as well as the mesial tipping of the adjacent first permanent molar and displacement of the permanent successor. After extraction of the ...
Tsesis I - - 2003
AIM: Gemination or fusion is a rare occurrence in the mandibular posterior teeth. Endodontic treatment of these teeth needs special care and attention to the bizarre anatomy. The aim of this article is to describe the problems encountered and the strategy in treating such cases. CASE REPORT: Two cases of ...
Yeung K H - - 2003
The occurrence of odontoma in the primary dentition is uncommon. There are very few reports of non-eruption of a dilacerated primary tooth in the literature. A rare case of compound odontoma in association with an unerupted dilacerated maxillary primary incisor in a young patient is reported. There was also a ...
Murray P - - 2003
General dental practitioners frequently refer patients with unerupted premolars for specialist management. The frequency of unerupted lower second premolars in 15-year-old children has been cited as high as 9.7%. Two cases are discussed involving unilateral unerupted premolars, which initially appear to be in unfavourable positions. The first patient was referred ...
Cozza Paola - - 2003
This report documented an unusual case with impaction of a right permanent central incisor. The purpose of this work was to illustrate how the original lingual lever arm moved the impacted central incisor in the dental arch. The authors used a modified lingual arch made of .036 inch stainless steel ...
Guimarães Luciana Porto - - 2003
Green stain is an uncommon condition associated with deposition of bilirubin in dental hard tissues. Prolonged hyperbilirubinemia has long been recognized as a frequent clinical manifestation of infection in the newborn, although the green staining of teeth caused by cholestasis associated with sepsis has not yet been reported. The purpose ...
Agrait Emilio M - - 2003
In some patients, the permanent central incisors fail to erupt and become impacted within the alveolus. In individuals with unfavorable impactions, surgical replantation may be considered to be a reasonable solution before orthodontic repositioning. In this clinical case report, a 9-year-old male patient presented with the permanent maxillary left central ...
Segura-Egea Juan J - - 2003
- The talon cusp, or dens evaginatus of anterior teeth, is a relatively rare dental developmental anomaly characterized by the presence of an accessory cusp-like structure projecting from the cingulum area or cemento-enamel junction. This occurs in either maxillary or mandibular anterior teeth in both the primary and permanent dentition. ...
Rawski Anna Akerblom - - 2003
The presence of a new or persistent periapical radiolucency adjacent to a rootfilled tooth is often used as a criterion of endodontic treatment "failure". However, clinicians' suggested management of such cases is subject to substantial interindividual variation. Several components that might influence endodontic retreatment decision making have been explored, but ...
Zarrinnia Kourosh - - 2003
Congenital absence of teeth, as the most commonly known developmental dental anomaly in man, has a multitude of adverse affects that could be detrimental to normal function and esthetics. This report presents a rare case of combined agenecies of maxillary permanent first molars and lateral incisors. The management plans are ...
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