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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology


Odontome of Jaws: A case report


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Case Report

Author Details : Asish Rajasekharan*, Sherin Ann Thomas, Twinkle S Prasad, Anita Balan, Sreedevi P U

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2020

Article Page : 136-138


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Abstract

An odontoma, also termed as an odontome is a benign odontogenic tumor of developmental origin. Odontoma is a dental hamartoma. It is composed of normal dental tissue that has grown in an irregular way. The condition is frequently associated with unerupted teeth . It is generally detected through failure of teeth to erupt at the expected time. The management depends upon the early diagnosis, histopathological examination and excision. This article elaborates regarding its development, classification, etiological factors, occurrence, diagnosis and management and correlate with case reports.

Keywords: Odontome, Odontoma, Compound, Complex, Impacted tooth.

Doi : 10.18231/j.jooo.2019.033

How to cite : Rajasekharan A, Thomas S A, Prasad T S, Balan A, Sreedevi P U, Odontome of Jaws: A case report. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2020;5(4):136-138

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