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Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
Open Access

ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X

Abstract

A DENTIGEROUS CYST CONTAINING AN ECTOPIC CANINE TOOTH IN MAXILLARY SINUS ROOF: A CASE REPORT

Sudhakar KNV, Banibrata Lahiri, Rajat Mohanty, Nikil Jain

Ectopic eruption in to dental component is common, where as eruption into other site is rare. anatomical areas such as palate, maxillary sinuses and nasal cavity can infrequently be the site of ectopic tooth eruption . one of the non dental sites for ectopic eruption is the maxillary sinus. Here, we present a case of dentigerous cyst with an ectopic maxillary canine located in maxillary sinus roof below the floor of the orbit in a 8-years-old boy.

Published Date: 2013-09-30;

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