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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This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. This type of concrescence is not reported before. After the radiolucency had subsided, resection of the tooth was carried out under local anesthesia. Molars — used for grinding and chewing food, these teeth have several cusps on the biting surface to help in this process.

What Is Concrescence?

This was her first visit to a dentist. The tooth was vital so treatment was solely aimed at elimination of the local plaque retentive factor and regenerating the lost periodontium by bone graft.

Response to Elizabeth Johnson’s “Does God play dice? Two adjacent roots become fused by deposition of cementum between them after the resorption of interdental bone, which may be secondary to traumatic injury, crowding or chronic inflammation e.


If typically a tooth is missing the option of recontouring the tooth with composites or by crowns will be needed for esthetics. Road, Agalakote, Tumkur -Karnataka, India. Received Jan 5; Accepted Apr 8.

More Videos You May Like. The examination identified few teeth to be non restorable due to caries or periodontal disease.

Concrescence – Wikipedia

If decay makes it through the enamel, it next attacks the dentin — where millions of conrescence tubes lead directly to the dental pulp. J Indian Soc Periodontol. Teteh most commonly involved teeth are upper second and third molars.

The occurrence of multiple supernumerary teeth without any associated systemic conditions or syndromes; however, is a rare phenomenon. Nil Conflict of Interest: X-rays allow dental professionals to detect conditions they can’t see with their naked eyes and treat their patients successfully. It usually involves only two teeth. V Bellapu, S Nagarakanti.

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Please leave this field blank: Just like many other dental anomalies, concrescence occurs in the embryonic stage of fetal development. If normal complements of teeth are present and fusion does not extend apically, sectioning can be attempted. Journal of California Dental Association ; 37 7: If you are diagnosed with this condition, concrescwnce important to know you haven’t done anything wrong and couldn’t have avoided it.

Bone removal should be minimal so as not to compromise the attachment apparatus of the retained root. The condition may cause complications with a tooth extraction or root canal, as both procedures involve a dental professional accessing the root of the tooth. A permanent restoration was planned and a stainless crown was fabricated and cemented on 47 [ Figure 8 ].


Use your account on the social network Facebook, to create a profile on BusinessPress. Biology The growing together of related parts, tissues, or cells. Concrescence, supernumerary teeth, developmental anomaly. Therefore, it is important to consider this possibility when the roots of adjacent teeth are radiographically indistinguishable. Radiographic examination showed the union of a supernumerary tooth with the second permanent molar, suggesting bilateral fusion and the presence of an extensive periradicular lesion associated only with 47 [ Figure 4 ].

Concrescence represents an uncommon developmental anomaly in which juxtaposed teeth are united in the cementum but not in the dentin. Radiographs with different angulations and exposure parameters may aid in diagnosis. The patient had taken antibiotics. Watch us on YouTube. Hongstrum and Anderson and Brook also reported a 2: The right to infrastructure: Open in a separate window. Pulp — this is the soft tissue found in the center of all teeth, where the nerve tissue and blood vessels are located.

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