Inflammatory dentigerous cyst management in paediatric patient followed by management of impacted maxillary canine with 1 year follow up: A rare case report

Authors : Gaurav Gupta, D K Gupta, Neelja Gupta, Priyanka Gupta, Richa Gupta, Devanshi Sankhla

DOI : 10.18231/j.ijodr.2022.048

Volume : 8

Issue : 4

Year : 2022

Page No : 276-280

Cysts of jaw present as swellings of jaws and midface. Of different varieties, dentigerous cyst is most common type of noninflammatory odontogenic cyst. Dentigerous cysts are generally associated with crowns of impacted or unerupted permanent teeth. Here we present a case of dentigerous cyst in 13?year?old female child, which was successfully treated with conservative therapy. Patient also reported after one and half year with protruding teeth and retained deciduous right upper canine & impacted permanent canine. This case report also presents orthodontic management of retained deciduous canine and impacted permanent canine.

Keywords: Dentigerous cyst, Conservative therapy, Protruding teeth, Retained deciduous canine, Impacted permanent canine, Orthodontic management

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