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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 ...
Sano Tomiko - - 2003
This report describes a rare case of hypoplastic primary incisor in which the pulp was exposed at the crown portion and covered by the gingiva in a 1-year-11-month-old boy. The patient was referred to us due to swelling of his labial cervical gingiva of the maxillary right primary central incisor, ...
Rustscheff S - - 2003
A case is reported of permanent sensorimotor distal polyneuropathy combined with sensory hemisymptoms in a middle-aged woman after only 10 g of metronidazole given as 400 mg, three times daily for 9 d. The disability is still permanent after 22 months of observation. No other cause has been found.
Kamat Sushant S - - 2003
Impaction of the permanent maxillary central incisor is rare. Trauma to the primary maxillary anterior teeth is the most common cause. Two case reports of impacted permanent maxillary central incisors with a history of trauma to the primary maxillary anterior teeth are presented. In one case there was radiographic evidence ...
Bhat Sham S - - 2003
External resorption is sequelae of necrotic periodontal membrane over a large area of root following an injury to the tooth. This usually occurs after severe dental injuries such as intrusion, severe luxations or exarticulation injuries complicated by a prolonged extra oral period. This case report presents a clinical and radiographic ...
Kobaiashi Vanessa Tiemi - - 2003
This study presents the treatment courses in three impacted cases of mandibular second premolars caused by distal inclination of the tooth germs. In all cases, the second premolars were surgically exposed, but the traction periods until oral emergence differed. The reasons for the differences may be the variation in the ...
Kim Dae Hyung - - 2003
Intranasal ectopic teeth are rare and ectopic eruption of teeth can occur in a variety of locations. Commonly seen in the palate and maxillary sinus, they have also been reported in the mandibular condyle, coronoid process, orbital and nasal cavities, and through the skin. With the advent of sinonasal endoscopy ...
Khongkhunthian Pathawee - - 2002
Avulsion, following traumatic injuries, is relatively infrequent. The treatment of avulsed teeth is by replantation of the avulsed tooth into its own socket. However, sometimes the avulsed tooth cannot be found at the accident site. We report a case in which the avulsed maxillary central incisor is replaced by an ...
Satoh Kaneshige - - 2002
Kölle's mandibular segmental osteotomy, with extraction of the bilateral first bicuspids, is often used in cases of mild mandibular prognathism. While mandibular prognathism is usually corrected by mandibular ramus osteotomy and the mandible is set back en bloc, the premolar region alone is set back by segmental osteotomy, retaining the ...
Ishikawa Isao - - 2002
The terms 'early onset periodontitis' (EOP) and 'juvenile periodontitis' (JP) were replaced by that of 'aggressive periodontitis' in a recent international workshop for the classification of periodontal diseases and conditions. The chief etiologic agent for aggressive periodontitis is considered to be Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in localized juvenile periodontitis. Porphyromonas gingivalis is ...
Philipsen H P - - 2002
OBJECTIVES: To review present knowledge of so-called lingual and buccal mandibular bone depressions (n = 583) based on studies of 247 contemporary and 267 archaeological cases from a world-wide literature survey in addition to 69 new cases from Japan. METHODS: The 69 cases from Japan were retrieved through examination of ...
Shanmugha Devi G - - 2002
Concomitant presence of a supernumerary tooth in the primary dentition and another supernumerary tooth associated with permanent tooth in the same location is an uncommon condition. Presence of supernumerary tooth in the primary dentition itself is a rare phenomenon. Presented here, is the first such case of simultaneous presence of ...
St George Geoffrey - - 2002
Periodontal destruction due to subgingival elastic bands was first reported in the dental literature nearly 130 years ago, and has involved over 20 cases. Destruction due to orthodontic separators used during fixed appliance therapy is a less common occurrence. A case report is presented which illustrates the severe periodontal destruction, ...
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