Dental caries in an impacted mandibular second molar: Using cone beam computed tomography to explain inconsistent clinical and radiographic findings

Paul Cantelmi, Steven R. Singer, Katrin Tamari

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Abstract

Benefits of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) over traditional panoramic radiography for diagnosis and treatment planning have been reported. This article presents a case where CBCT was used to identify the potential route of caries infection from the oral cavity to an impacted mandibular second molar.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)627-630
Number of pages4
JournalQuintessence International
Volume41
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

Keywords

  • Caries lesion
  • Cone beam computed tomography
  • Impacted molar

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