lateral periodontal cyst


Case of the Week: Lateral Periodontal Cyst

This week is a case of a cyst most commonly found as an incidental finding on radiographs; the lateral periodontal cyst. It is most commonly found in the mandibular canine/premolar region. This case shows a well-defined ovoid radiolucent entity between the mandibular left canine and first premolar roots. If you […]


Case of the Week: Lateral Periodontal Cyst

This week I have a case of a lateral periodontal cyst.  Lateral periodontal cysts typically are smaller than 1 cm.  When they are located in the mandible, they are most commonly found in the lateral incisor to premolar region.  When they are located in the maxilla, they are most commonly […]