Dentigerous cyst in anterior maxilla- A case report

Dentigerous cyst in anterior maxilla- A case report

Keywords: Dentigerous cyst, impacted, maxillary canine.


Dentigerous cyst is an odontogenic cyst, which apparently develops by accumulation of fluid between reduced enamel epithelium and the tooth crown of an unerupted tooth. It is one of the most prevalent types of odontogenic cysts associated with an erupted, developing or impacted tooth, particularly the mandibular 3rd molars,the other teeth that are commonly affected are maxillary canines and third molars. The present case report describes an infected dentigerous cyst associated with impacted permanant maxillary canine managed with enucleation and surgical removal of the tooth.


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How to Cite
GARG, K. (2022). Dentigerous cyst in anterior maxilla- A case report. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES, 8(2).