Surgically treating a benign cementoblastoma while retaining the involved tooth

Biggs, John T.; Benenati, Fred W.
September 1995
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Sep95, Vol. 126 Issue 9, p1288
Academic Journal
Describes a patient with benign cementoblastoma, a rare odontogenic neoplasm of the jaws, who underwent endodontic therapy and surgical excision of the lesion without extraction of the involved tooth. Elaborating the nature and pathology of benign cementoblastoma; Demonstrating a conservative approach for managing the benign cementoblastoma.


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