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- - 2003
WRITING AND REWRITING THE UNSPEAKABLE. Reviewed by Caroline Zilboorg, Cambridge University. Reviewed by Dr. Caroline Zilboorg. RADICAL CROSSWRITING IN THE TWENTIES. Wachman, Gay. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2001; ISBN 0-8135-2942-5. Reviewed by Dr. Caroline Zilboorg.
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, ...
Arun Tülin - - 2002
This report describes the surgical-orthodontic treatment procedures of a patient with condylar hypoplasia. Condylar hypoplasia is a major factor in any facial abnormality in a growing child. This case report describes a patient with a facial anomaly with an acquired unilateral condylar hypoplasia. His asymmetry was corrected by using functional ...
Rajab L D - - 2002
INTRODUCTION: A review of the literature relating to supernumerary teeth is presented along with a survey of 152 cases. METHODS: The study population consisted of 152 children who visited the department of Paediatric Dentistry at the Jordan University Hospital. Patients ranged in age from 5 to 15 years. Supernumeraries were ...
Sato Kayo - - 2002
Tooth transposition is a rare and severe positional anomaly that may create many orthodontic problems from both esthetic and functional points of view. In this report, we describe a case of the orthodontic management of a transposition of the upper canine and premolar with congenital absence of the upper lateral ...
Ng'ang'a P M - - 2002
Although multiple supernumerary teeth without any associated syndromes are rare, their occurrence can create a variety of clinical problems such as derangement of the occlusion, prevention of eruption of permanent teeth, damage to adjacent teeth, cystic degeneration and root resorption. Hence, clinical and radiographic evaluation of patients should always be ...
Dhanrajani Parmanand J - - 2002
Patients who are congenitally missing one tooth or more are frequently encountered in routine practice. The etiology, classification, and clinical features of hypodontia are reviewed, and treatment modalities are discussed. One case of mild-to-moderate hypodontia and one case of severe hypodontia are described. Osseointegrated implants have provided encouraging results, especially ...
Müller Hans-Peter - - 2002
In recent years, the dimensions of different parts of the masticatory mucosa have become the subject of considerable interest in periodontics from both an epidemiologic and a therapeutic point of view. In the present article, the clinical relevance of the thickness of the masticatory mucosa for the development of gingival ...
Noble Suzanne - - 2002
Coping with a hypersensitive gag reflex can be a cause for concern for both the patient and the operator. This report describes a case of blood phobia directed solely towards the oral cavity, linked with the inability to tolerate dentures due to a hypersensitive gag reflex. Management by hypnotherapy using ...
Hisatomi M - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: Odontoma is a comparatively common odontogenic tumor, and it may lead to interference with the eruption of its associated tooth. Odontomas are mostly associated with permanent teeth, and they are rarely associated with deciduous teeth. The purpose of this report is to analyze 107 odontomas and to present a ...
Kugel Gerard - - 2002
This article reviews the efficacy of a new 6.5% hydrogen peroxide tooth-whitening gel strip for bleaching teeth that have been intrinsically stained from tetracycline. Given the severity of staining in the cases presented during a recently conducted clinical trial, the resulting efficacy is dramatic. Additionally, the continuous use of these ...
Kawata T - - 2002
A review of the methods for the prevention of central cusp fracture is presented, with a case of central cusp protection of a premolar by self-curing acrylic resin by early detection. The anomalous tooth was extracted for histological observation. Closure of the pulpal horn, could be accomplished by early detection ...
Kojima Rie - - 2002
In this study, we analyzed the root resorption of 10 maxillary permanent incisors (two central and eight lateral incisors) in seven cases associated with ectopic eruption of adjacent canines. Two incisors were extracted because of marked root resorption. Two erupted after traction, whereas, five erupted after surgical exposure or without ...
Neves A A - - 2002
Connated teeth are the consequences of developmental anomalies leading to the eruption of joined elements. According to current definitions, gemination occurs when one tooth bud tries to divide, while fusion occurs if two buds unite. Clinical experience shows, however, that diagnosis can be complicated due to superimposed anomalies. This report ...
Nunes Eduardo - - 2002
Fusion is a developmental anomaly characterized by the union of two adjacent teeth. In this article we report a rare case of bilateral fusion of permanent mandibular second molars with supernumerary teeth. The rarity with which this entity appears, along with its complex characteristics, often make it difficult to treat. ...
King N M - - 2002
Oral-facial-digital syndrome is a group of congenital anomalies, which affects the face, oral structures and digits. There are nine subtypes. OFDS type I, is x-linked dominant trait mostly affecting females. Reports of OFDS type 1 in Asians are extremely rare. This paper shows a case of OFDS type 1, in ...
Youko Kamasaki - - 2002
Hypodontia in permanent dentition is the most common developmental anomaly and frequently found in the second premolar and maxillary lateral incisor In the primary dentition, however, hypodontia appears to be less frequent, with the exception of cases such as ectodermal dysplasia and cleft lip and palate. We report a child ...
Flaitz Catherine M - - 2002
Decorative crowns for the teeth have gained a resurgence of popularity among adolescents. Similar to other forms of body art found in the mouth, these trendy crowns may be associated with a variety of oral complications. This case report describes a localized form of necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, exacerbated by a ...
Bernardo Jussara Karina - - 2002
In the attempt to restore anterior teeth affected by erosion and bruxism, many clinicians have been frustrated with the constant restorative failures. Frequently, these failures are attributed to the restorative materials employed, especially in cases in which composite resins are used. However, some flaws of the restorations are related to ...
Kupietzky A - - 2001
Traumatic injury to the primary dentition is a common occurrence in young preschoolers. The maxillary incisors and, more specifically, the central incisors, are the most commonly injured teeth. The purpose of this article is to present the immediate and long-term treatment and management of a severe case of multiple avulsions ...
Majzoub Z - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Few investigations can be found in the literature on the histological nature of the attachment of connective tissue grafts to root surfaces previously exposed by recession. METHODS: In this case report, a 24-year-old patient was treated with a connective tissue graft combined with a partial-thickness coronally positioned flap for ...
Pulse C L - - 2001
Two new cherubism cases have been documented and reported. Both were relatively mild clinically, being a Grade I within Motamedi's I to V clinical grading system. Each presented with bilateral posterior mandibular lesions having a multiloculated radiolucent appearance. In each case, detection with eventual diagnosis evolved from a mandibular molar ...
Asquinazi M L - - 2001
A rare family case of a healthy newborn and his mother with multiple natal teeth and oligodontia described. The baby had 12 teeth at birth, while dental records of his mother showed that she had 16 teeth at birth. Possible etiologies and previous reports about natal teeth are discussed.
Mochizuki K - - 2001
A rare case of birooted primary canines is reported. A male patient aged 6 years 4 months of age presented with pain and swelling related to the upper right first primary molar. Radiographic examination revealed an incidental finding of bifurcation of the roots of all four primary canines. This represents ...
Allen D T - - 2001
BACKGROUND: This case report illustrates the need to consider central giant cell granuloma, or CGCG, in the differential diagnosis in cases of greatly displaced teeth and facial deformity. The authors review the literature regarding CGCG and emphasize the importance of early diagnosis and treatment. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 9-year-old boy was ...
Knutsson K - - 2001
OBJECTIVES: In recent years, several critical outcome studies concerning the prophylactic removal of mandibular third molars have been published. These would appear to motivate a more restrictive approach today as compared with 10 years ago. The aim of the present study was to examine dentists' decisions on the prophylactic removal ...
AlShamrani S M - - 2001
Two cases of inverted and impacted third molars are described. They were conservatively managed without surgery. Complications that may arise from surgical removal of inverted and impacted teeth must be carefully considered beforehand. These should be weighed against the benefit of surgical removal. The two cases are reported because impaction ...
Amir F A - - 2001
Calcific metamorphosis (CM) is seen commonly in the dental pulp after traumatic tooth injuries and is recognized clinically as early as 3 months after injury. Calcific metamorphosis is characterized by deposition of hard tissue within the root canal space and yellow discoloration of the clinical crown. Opinion differs among practitioners ...
McKaig S J - - 2001
A 7-year-old girl in the mixed dentition phase presented with abnormal morphology of the upper right central incisor. The diagnosis was a dens evaginatus, an anomaly of odontogenesis of unknown aetiology. This article describes the management of this anomaly and discusses the importance of maintaining space in the developing dentition. ...
Gupta Y K - - 2001
Ectopic position of teeth is not rare. The presence of teeth have been reported in ovaries, testes, anterior mediastinum, and pre-sacral regions. In the maxillofacial region, teeth have been found in maxillary sinus, mandibular condyle, coronoid process, chin, nose, and even orbit. Approximately 50 cases of a tooth in the ...
Hattab F N - - 2001
A rare case of talon cusp on geminated permanent central incisor is described. These developmental anomalies cause clinical problems including unsightly dental appearance, occlusal interference, displacement of the affected tooth, attrition, periodontopathy, irritation of the tongue, loss of space and malocclusion. Clinical and radiographic characteristics of these anomalies and modes ...
Johal S - - 2001
A case report is presented regarding a maxillary first molar with 5 canals. The morphology is atypical because it is characterized by a single palatal root with 2 canals with separate orifices joining in the apical third. A literature review pertaining to the morphology of maxillary first molars is discussed. ...
Pulgar Encinas R - - 2001
A case of amelogenesis imperfecta with hypoplasia, hypocalcification of the enamel, congenital absence of teeth 12 and 22, delayed eruption of tooth 23, edge-to-edge incisal relationship, open bite, and bilateral posterior cross bite at the level of the first and second premolars is presented. Lateral skull teleradiography indicated a Class ...
Cunha R F - - 2001
Child development from conception through the first years of life is marked by many changes. Tooth eruption follows a chronology corresponding to the date when the tooth erupts into the oral cavity. These dates have been established in the literature and are subjected to small variations depending on hereditary, endocrine ...
Braun J - - 2001
If guidelines are properly followed, porcelain laminate veneers can offer enviable and predictable results. Advantages of veneers include a highly esthetic outcome, durability and stability, all accomplished with a reasonably conservative approach. This case study illustrates the use of veneers to restore a peg lateral incisor of a young patient.
Valmaseda-Castellón E - - 2001
Supernumerary premolars are "extra" teeth morphologically belonging to the premolar group. Hyperdontia affecting premolars can be single (when only one supernumerary tooth is found), multiple (if several teeth are involved) or related to a syndrome such as cleidocranial dysplasia. Supernumerary premolars are the third most frequent group of supernumerary teeth, ...
Rüdiger S G - - 2001
AIM: The objective of this literature review and subsequent case report is to discuss and illustrate the tunnel preparation procedure as a treatment alternative for furcation-involved molars. REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE: Furcation tunnel preparation, i.e., the creation of access for plaque control between periodontally diseased roots, has not been discussed ...
Matsumoto W - - 2001
A case of a collarless metal ceramic fixed partial denture with preparations made at a slightly supragingival level is reported. The absence of the metal collar in the buccal portion of the abutments provides an excellent esthetic appearance. The use of a collarless metal ceramic fixed partial denture is a ...
Otsuka Y - - 2001
AIM: The aim of this study was to review clinical findings in 14 impacted primary teeth in 13 cases treated at a Paediatric Dental Clinic over a period of 18 years. METHOD: The retrospective study used clinical records, radiographs and oral photographs. Data included age, gender, presenting complaints, location, radiographic ...
Rao P V - - 2001
A review of the literature on supernumerary teeth in general and supernumerary molars in particular was carried out on prevalence, aetiology, complications and the treatment of supernumerary teeth. Additional teeth are relatively common and are usually of simple conical shape (supernumerary teeth) but may resemble teeth of the normal size ...
Hodges S J - - 2000
Two cases are described of indelible enamel staining following fixed appliance therapy. The acquired pigmentation occurred in patients with an identifiable enamel defect prior to treatment. The interaction of factors to cause the staining is discussed and it's prevention in future cases highlighted. Subsequent restoration of the affected teeth is ...
Fujiwara T - - 2000
Odontodysplasia is an uncommon clinicopathological condition with a variety of expressions. Although it is generally recognized as a localized disorder of dental tissue, its aetiology has not yet been well explained. In the present case, odontodysplasia with oligodontia in the permanent dentition is reported. The patient was in good health ...
Gibson N - - 2000
This paper presents a case of a patient who developed a mandibular premolar supernumerary tooth between the age of 11 and 20 years. Evidence for the late development of the supernumerary tooth comes from consecutive panoramic radiographs. A review of the international literature concerning late developing supernumerary teeth is included.
Northway W M - - 2000
BACKGROUND: Premature loss of primary molars has been associated with space loss and eruptive difficulties, especially when the loss occurs to the primary second molars and when it occurs early. This has not been thought to be the case for primary first molars. METHODS: The author revisited 13 cases from ...
Kjaer I - - 2000
The purpose of the present study was to elucidate the relationship between fusions in the primary dentition and the occurrence of agenesis in the succedaneous permanent dentition in a Danish child population and to elucidate this relationship from the recently described normal embryological development of the anterior parts of the ...
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