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Microdontia is where a tooth appears smaller than normal. It most commonly affects the maxillary lateral incisor and the third molars.
There are specific dental terminology to be aware of when describing teeth and dental disease on orthopantomogram or other imaging studies of the teeth or jaw 1. apical: the direction towards the apex of the root of a tooth mesial: the direction towards the anterior midline of the dental arch ...
Fédération Dentaire Internationale (FDI) notation
The Fédération Dentaire Internationale or FDI notation system is a commonly used system for the numbering and naming of teeth. The system uses a two number system for the location and naming of each tooth. Permanent teeth The jaw is divided into four quadrants between the central incisors and ...
Odontogenic sinusitis describes inflammation of the maxillary sinus secondary to dental pathology or dental procedures. Epidemiology Odontogenic sinusitis accounts for 5-40% of causes of chronic maxillary sinusitis. Clinical presentation Sinusitis is a clinical diagnosis that relies on the p...