Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

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Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 88--89

Dens in dente of maxillary third molar


Arun Subramaniam1, Smita Kamtane1, Rajiv Desai2, Gauri Thakre2 
1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India
2 Department of Oral Pathology, Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India

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Arun Subramaniam
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India

«SQ»Dens in dente,«SQ» also known as dens invaginatus, is a developmental anomaly resulting from deepening or invagination of the enamel organ into the dental papilla, which begins at the crown and often extends to the root before calcification of the dental tissues. Dens in dente commonly occur in the maxillary lateral incisor. This article reports a case of dens in dente in the maxillary third molar.


How to cite this article:
Subramaniam A, Kamtane S, Desai R, Thakre G. Dens in dente of maxillary third molar.J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2008;12:88-89


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Subramaniam A, Kamtane S, Desai R, Thakre G. Dens in dente of maxillary third molar. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2018 Oct 21 ];12:88-89
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