A case of unerupted lower primary second molar associated with compound odontoma

Teruhisa Unetsubo, Jun Murakami, Miki Hisatomi, Yoshinobu Yanagi, Jun-Ichi Asaumi

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Abstract

Odontoma is the most common type of benign odontogenic tumor, and often causes disturbances in the eruption of its associated tooth. Odontomas usually occur in the permanent dentition, and rarely occur solely in the primary dentition. This case report documents a six-year-old-child with a compound odontoma located in the mandible, which caused the impaction of the primary second molar.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-176
Number of pages4
JournalOpen Dentistry Journal
Volume3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 13 2009

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