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Locate the Object: October 2014 ANSWER

I did not realize that the answer to the October 2014: Locate the Object was not out so here it is, a bit late. 😐 I’ll be going over both image shift and SLOB (Same-Lingual, Opposite-Buccal). . Image shift Before starting to use the image shift principle it is important to know/remember two key points […]

Case of the week: External resorption of an impacted tooth

This week is a neat case of an impacted maxillary canine with external resorption occurring on the crown.  When looking at these radiographs note that there is no longer an identifiable follicle around the crown of the tooth.  Also note that the areas where there is tooth loss of the […]

Case of the week: Third Molar in Maxillary Sinus 2

This weeks case topic is an interesting finding of a maxillary third molar developing in the maxillary sinus adjacent to a supernumerary tooth on a CBCT scan.  Interpretation: This case shows a mixed radiolucent/radiopaque entity in the right maxillary sinus.  The radiopacity is that of tooth structure.  The appearance is […]

How was that missed? (Impacted teeth) 6

I recently had a request to show some missed and/or misdiagnosed cases.  I oddly enough came across one of these cases shortly after that request and decided to start with two cases of missed impacted teeth. Case 1 This case was shown to  me of how you can miss things […]

Case of the Week: Supernumerary teeth and Impaction 2

This week I have a case of 2 for 1 (two findings on one radiograph). 😀 The first is the impaction of the mandibular molars.  If you look at the patients left, you’ll see the crowns of the two molars appearing as if they are in occlusion in the mandible.  […]