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VOLUME 8 , ISSUE 2 ( May-August, 2014 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Dentigerous Cyst Associated with Mesiodens: A Symbiotic Existence

M Kamboj, B Shreedhar, G Srivastava, D Verma

Citation Information : Kamboj M, Shreedhar B, Srivastava G, Verma D. Dentigerous Cyst Associated with Mesiodens: A Symbiotic Existence. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2014; 8 (2):119-121.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-8-2-119

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-05-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


Abstract

Dentigerous cyst is a developmental odontogenic cyst that develops by accumulation of fluid between the reduced enamel epithelium and the tooth crown of unerupted tooth. Mesiodens is a supernumerary tooth between both maxillary central incisors. Dentigerous cyst associated with mesiodens is rare. This paper presents a case of dentigerous cyst associated with an inverted mesiodens causing a painless swelling in the upper lip of a 29 years old male patient along with the treatment strategy employed for the patient.


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