TITLE

Dens Invaginatus in Primary Maxillary Molar: A Rare Case Report and Review of Literature

AUTHOR(S)
Bansal, Arpana V.; Bansal, Abhinav; Kulkarni, Vinaya Kumar; Dhar, Reema Sharma
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry;May-Aug2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p139
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Dens invaginatus is a rare developmental anomaly. It is unusual to find this anomaly in primary dentition. Diagnosis of this dens invaginatus is important due to possible pulpal involvement. Not only that, simultaneous presence of other dental anomaly may require long-term treatment planning. Dens invaginatus can be detected clinically in the tooth presenting unusual crown morphology or radiographically as radiopacity within tooth. This article describes one of the first case reports of dens invaginatus in primary maxillary second molar in a 5-year-old female patient.
ACCESSION #
82716289

 

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