Granulomatous Diseases Affecting Jaws

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Granulomatous Diseases Affecting Jaws

The common aspect of all granulomatous diseases is the typical form of chronic inflammatory response with distinct microscopic granulomas that are formed secondary to either definitive etiologic agents, like bacteria,…

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Benign Fibro-Osseous Lesions of the Jaws

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Benign Fibro-Osseous Lesions of the Jaws

Fibro-osseous lesions are grouped together because histologically they show similar cellular and mineralization patterns. Despite the histologic ubiquity, their behaviors vary significantly. Because of the histologic similarity and the broad…

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Benign Jaw Lesions

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Benign Jaw Lesions

There are both odontogenic and nonodontogenic benign lesions in the maxilla and mandible. These lesions may have similar imaging features, and the key radiographic features are presented to help the…

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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orofacial Pain

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orofacial Pain

Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) affect 5% to 12% of the United States population. This article discusses common conditions related to temporomandibular joints, including disc displacements, inflammatory disturbances, loose joint bodies, traumatic…

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Oral and Maxillofacial Imaging

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Oral and Maxillofacial Imaging

This article provides the reader with the knowledge and skills of identification and diagnostic interpretative skills using planar images, tomographic images, CBCT, MDCT, pertinent MR images, as well as bone…

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Diagnostic Imaging in Dentistry

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Diagnostic Imaging in Dentistry

Mel Mupparapu, DMD, MDS, Editor For every technological innovation in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, we have hailed the change as stunning and revolutionary. Better visualization of anatomy has led to…

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