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Conservative Management of Type III Dens in Dente Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography

K PradeepM CharlieM A KuttappaPrasana Kumar Rao
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Coorg Institute of dental sciences, Virajpet, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Yenepoya Dental College, Yenepoya University, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Al Azhar Dental College, Idukki, Kerala, India
Date of Submission: 02-Apr-2012, Date of Acceptance: 29-Apr-2012, Date of Web Publication: 30-Aug-2012.
Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

K. Pradeep

Associate Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Manipal College of dental sciences, Manipal, Manipal University, Karnataka - 576104, India.
E-mail: drpradeepk@yahoo.co.in

Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

K. Pradeep

Associate Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Manipal College of dental sciences, Manipal, Manipal University, Karnataka - 576104, India.
E-mail: drpradeepk@yahoo.co.in

DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.100372 Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin

ABSTRACT


Dens in dente, also known as dens invaginatus, dilated composite odontoma, or deep foramen caecum, is a developmental malformation that usually affects maxillary incisor teeth, particularly lateral incisors. It may occur in teeth anywhere within the jaws, other locations are comparatively rare. It can occur within both the crown and the root, although crown invaginations are more common. The use of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is very helpful in endodontic diagnosis of complex anatomic variations. In this case we demonstrate the use of CBCT in the evaluation and endodontic management of a Type III dens in dente (Oehler's Type III).
Keywords: Cone Beam Computed Tomography, And Endodontic Management, Dens In Dente

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