Dentigerous cyst

What is Dentigerous cyst?

An odontogenic cyst derived from the reduced enamel epithelium surrounding the crown of an impacted or embedded tooth.

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I have a hard lump in area of masseter/parotid about an inch away from ear in between top and bottom jaw, about the size of a peanut/cashew which...

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Need a CT scan of Temperomandibular Joint

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Hi. It appears that you may have a dentigerous cyst or an impacted molar...

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I'm a 46 year old female and I went to the dentist last week with toothache - it turned out that I had an abcess due to a pocket in my gum on my...

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Not necessarily cancer, might be a cyst..

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I have gone through your query and can...

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I had a abcess on the hard pallet just over two weeks ago, my throat was sore and all glands in my head and neck region are swollen and have been...

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Thank you for posting on HCM
Per your description, I believe you are trying to find out more about your transverse Supernumerary molar tooth?...

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