Home|Journals Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

3

BMMR. 2015; 18(4): 140-143


Non-Surgical Endodontic Treatment of Type III Dens Invaginatus in Maxillary Canine: A Case Report

Eda Arat Maden, Ceyhan Altun, Mehmet Bani.

Abstract
Dens invaginatus is a developmental anomaly resulting in a deepening or invagination of the enamel organ into the dental papilla prior to calcification of the dental tissues. Dens invaginatus has been classified into three types by Oehler. The present case report describes the successful diagnosis and non-surgical endodontic management of type III dens invaginatus of a 13 year old male patient with a periapical lesion using mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA). At the end of the 18-months follow up, the tooth was asymptomatic and radiographic examination showed little repair of the periradicular lesion associated with type III dens invaginatus.

Key words: Dens Invaginatus, endodontic management, mineral trioxide aggregate.



Share this Article


Advertisement
Journal of Molecular Pathophysiology

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE NOW


ScopeMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
BiblioCAM
Article Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About ScopeMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Suggest a Journal
Publisher Login
Contact Us

The articles in Scopemed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright ScopeMed Information Services.
Scopemed Buttons