Treatment of Dentigerous Cyst in Mandible : A Case Report

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Pornwit Prapa-anantachai


     Dentigerouscyst is an odontogenic cyst associated with the crown of the impacted orunerupted teeth. Typically, dentigerous cysts are asymptomatic and are discovered incidentally on routine radiographs. The most common age group is the 2nd decade. In this article, the patient who wanted orthodontic treatment, revealed dentigerous cyst associated with unerupted mandibular left third molar on radiographs. The patient had noany symptoms.This case report present the successful surgical management of dentigerous cyst by surgical removal impacted tooth and total enucleation. In the 1-year follow-up, normal bone healing was revealed with no any recurrence.
Kewords: dentigerous cyst, impacted tooth, enucleation


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