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Pericoronitis is the inflammation of the tissues around the crown of a partially erupted tooth.  Pathology Pericoronitis most commonly occurs around the third mandibular molars. It initially manifests as a localized gingivitis, can extend into the alveolar bone and may progress to a head/neck ...

Dental trauma

Dental trauma is common, affecting up to one-third of the population. While often clinically apparent, they may be overlooked in the setting of severe trauma.  Pathology The maxillary incisors are the most commonly injured tooth. Dental trauma is commonly classified as 1,2: luxation ​concuss...

Dental fracture

Dental fractures are often clinically apparent but can be overlooked in cases with associated facial fractures, especially as root fractures may be clinically occult.  Terminology When both a tooth and alveolar process are fractured, the term dentoalveolar fracture may be used 1.  Pathology ...

Dental luxation

Dental luxation is a common manifestation of dental trauma and may be associated with socket fractures.   Pathology Dental luxation is a general term encompassing 1: concussion: tender tooth, no loosening/displacement subluxation: tender tooth, loosening without displacement extrusive luxat...

Dental implant

Dental implants are a common procedure used to replace absent teeth. Radiology has a role in pre-implant planning as well as post-implant assessment including identification of complications.  Radiographic features Dental cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is the most common modality used in...

Dengue encephalitis

Dengue encephalitis is a rare condition resulting from direct involvement of the central nervous system by the dengue virus, it is one of many viral encephalitides and flavivirus encephalitides.   Epidemiology Dengue infection and dengue encephalitis, predominately occurs in tropical and subtr...