dentigerous cyst


Case of the Week: Lateral Dentigerous Cyst (CBCT) 4

This week I have an interesting case of a lateral dentigerous cyst to share.  A lateral dentigerous cyst is a dentigerous cyst that is coming off the lateral aspect of a tooth.  As with a typical dentigerous cyst, you will be looking for an enlargement of the dental follicle surrounding […]


Case of the Week: Dentigerous cyst

This week is a case of a quite large dentigerous cyst.  A dentigerous cyst will appear radiolucent surrounding the crown of an impacted tooth.  The teeth most commonly effected are the maxillary canines and third molars (both maxilla and mandible).  A pathognomonic sign of a dentigerous cyst is that the […]