Concrescence is a developmental anomaly of dental hard tissues. It is a condition showing union of adjacent teeth by cementum. The concrescence leads to a. The incidence of concrescent teeth is reported to be highest in the posterior maxilla. The purpose of this article is to report two cases of concrescence between. predisposition of the natural distal inclination of the maxillary molar roots. Concrescence of teeth is actually a form of fusion which occurs after root formation has.

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Paramolar concrescence and periodontitis

The present case was of cemental fusion of a supernumerary paramolar with the mesiobuccal cusp of permanent molar. It usually involves only two teeth. Journal of the Maryland State Dental Association ; It can be damaged by decay if teeth are not cared for properly.

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Textbook of Oral Pathology. This case of concrescence between supernumerary paramolar and the permanent molar is very rare and to our knowledge there are only few cases reported in the periodontal literature tfeth concrescence is one of the local etiologic factors for localized periodontal destruction.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A male patient aged about 30 years reported to Department of Periodontics, Sri Siddhartha Dental College, and Tumkur with a chief complaint of swelling in the lower right back teeth region and discharge. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. If typically a tooth is missing the option of recontouring the tooth with composites or by crowns will be needed for esthetics. After a judicious evaluation of all information, we can report that this case represents concrescence of right second mandibular molars with supernumerary teeth.


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Unexpected complications arising from this condition may lead to legal complications. The examination identified few teeth to be non restorable due to caries or periodontal disease. In order for concrescence to take place, the concrescene of the affected teeth must be in close proximity to each other, and an excess layer of cementum must be deposited to form the union between concrescencd roots of the adjacent teeth 1, 2, 3, 4.

Report of a rare case”. Therefore, it is important to consider this possibility when the roots of adjacent teeth are radiographically indistinguishable. These teeth are also predisposed to caries and periodontal disease.

Developmental tooth pathology Disease stubs. Clinical Outline of Oral Pathology: It’s time to give your inbox something. Radiographs taken at different angles can aid detection of concrescence.

Abstract Concrescence is a developmental anomaly of dental hard tissues. Both teeth were extracted through the site occupied doncrescence tooth 17 with out tearing of the alveolar mucosa distal to tooth 17 and there is no sinus perforation.

In such cases, sectioning should be considered to minimize adverse and unexpected outcomes. Mitchell reported a 2: The patient had taken antibiotics. Amelogenesis imperfecta Dentinogenesis imperfecta Dentin dysplasia Regional odontodysplasia.

Teeth may appear to overlap on an X-ray, which can happen when the film or the X-ray unit isn’t placed properly. Concrescence teeth could be reshaped and replaced with full crowns. Concrescence, supernumerary teeth, developmental anomaly. Thus, fusion between a supernumerary tooth and a normal tooth will generally show the difference in the two halves of the conrescence.



Like us on Facebook. One case was reported showing concrescence of the crown of an impacted tooth and the roots of the erupted tooth 4. A more cogent explanation of the process of concrescencehowever, is afforded by Eppersonwho relates each stage to quantum physical developments. A review of the literature and four case reports.

Concrescence typically concresdence maxillary molars, especially maxillary second and third molars, but its prevalence is not influenced by age, gender, or race 8. A full thickness flap was reflected, and the extra cusp was eliminated using a bur and hand piece [ Figure 5 ]. Discussion Concrescence is believed to occur during root formation or after the radicular phase of development is complete 1,2,3,9.

It is a condition showing union of adjacent teeth by cementum.


The degree of union may vary from one small site to a solid cemental mass along the entire extent of the root. It is most commonly found in the back teeth. If normal complements of teeth are present and cocrescence does not extend apically, sectioning can be attempted.