Accidental finding of odontoma during routine chronic periodontitis therapy-a rare finding
Keywords:Odontoma, Patient, Periodontitis, Surgery
Chronic periodontitis is an infectious disease resulting in inflammation within supporting tissues of the teeth, progressive attachment loss and bone loss”. Odontomas are the most common type of odontogenic tumors and generally they are asymptomatic. This paper describes an accidental finding of odontoma in an adult patient of generalized chronic periodontitis. Surgical excision of the lesion was performed .Reporting of such cases is necessary as initially there was no clinical or radiographic evidence of lesion was present .Dentist should well equipped and prepared for incorporation any modification during flap surgery of for successful management and better patient care.
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