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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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. Discussion Concrescence is believed to occur during root formation or after the radicular phase of development is complete 1,2,3,9.

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 where concrescence is one of the local etiologic factors for localized periodontal destruction. Patil VA, Neetha M.

No unusual pathological conditions were noted. Open in a separate window. If decay makes it through the enamel, it next attacks the dentin — where millions of tiny tubes lead directly to the dental pulp.

This is carried out by raising a flap and drilling the required amount of bone.


If the tooth with the fused cementum needs a root canal, the patient may need to see a specialist for treatment. After 10 days, the sutures were removed. Text Book of Oral Pathology. Tooth 18 is missing. Two different radiographic views of extracted teeth 17 and This was her first visit to a dentist.

Mitchell reported a 2: It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. The grand narrative of the age of reembodiments: If the condition is not affecting the patient, no treatment is needed. X-rays allow dental professionals to detect conditions they can’t see with their naked eyes and treat their patients successfully.

Therefore, it is important for clinicians to be aware of such odontogenic anomaly in order to minimize adverse and unexpected outcomes during dental treatment. Premolars — these teeth have two pointed cusps on their biting surface and are sometimes referred to as bicuspids.

The patient was re-evaluated at 3 and 6 months so as to check for the periapical radiolucency.

What Is Concrescence?

A deep pocket was seen in relation to the buccal aspect of 47 [ Figure 3 ]. The teeth are connected at the roots.

In addition, increased mesio-distal crown width and distinct developmental occluso-gingival grooves on the labial and lingual surfaces were noticed. References in periodicals archive?

Bright Smiles, Bright Futures. The purpose of this article is to report a case of teeth concrescence between an impacted third molar and an erupted concreescence molar with grade III mobility that was identified post-extraction, with a review of literature. The key players are incisors, canines, premolars, molars, crowns, gum line, root, enamel, dentin and pulp.


Concrescence – Wikipedia

Sanjay Venugopal, Room No. A permanent restoration was planned and a stainless crown was fabricated and cemented on 47 [ Figure 8 ]. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Apical view, showing the third molar located with in the furcations area of second molar; Figure 2 and 3: Back Oral Care Center. It is difficult to diagnose clinically.

It can be damaged by decay if teeth are not cared for properly. The concrescence leads to a loss of gingival architecture leading to the development of funnels, which may cause plaque accumulation thus, resulting in periodontal tissue destruction.

Figure 2 Figure 4 and 5: The iatrogenic defect due to section can be treated orthodontically by moving the tooth into the defect. The abscess was drained and a thorough scaling and root planing comcrescence performed. Check out these other facts about your tongue you probably didn’t know. A diagnostic consideration; however, not a rule is that supernumerary teeth are often slightly aberrant and present a cone shaped clinical appearance.

Supernumerary teeth may be defined as any teeth or tooth substance in excess of the usual configuration of 20 deciduous, and 32 permanent teeth.