inflammation


ROC curves in Dentistry

This week I’m focusing on ROC curves in dentistry and the different imaging modalities (primarily film versus digital).  As these numbers can change based on the research being performed and the reviewers of those radiographs, I thought the best way to break this all down is to give a short […]


Case of the Week: Rarefying osteitis

This week I am showing a case of rarefying osteitis, specifically a lateral rarefying osteitis.  Rarefying osteitis is a term describing loss of bone due to inflammation.  When associated with a tooth it applies to three histopathological entities; an abscess, a cyst (radicular), and/or a granuloma.  Any of these three […]