Welcome to the Dental Radiology Wresting League!
For tonight's showdown, we have the contenders in the apical radiopacity weight class squaring off.
Another edition of Tipsy Dentistry is going inside the ring to help you remember your differential diagnosis for dental radiology apical radiopacities.
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We're Wrestlin' Over Periapical Radiopacities
5 wrestlers enter the ring, but only 1 definitive diagnosis will win
Let's meet our contestants.
Each of these wrestlers have their unique talents and symptoms....and all are fighting to become the definitive diagnosis.
A construction worker about to pound his fellow opponent with a large bag of cement can only represent one thing....hypercementosis.
Hypercementosis is characterized by a few things:
2️⃣Retained PDL Space
Not sure what's more difficult....saying The Sick Snow Sasquatch 5 times fast or trying to beat this snow beast in the ring
So why a sasquatch?...let us explain in video form.
There are 3 very important things that the snow sasquatch will help us remember about condensing osteitis.
The buccaneer is blasting everything in his path.
The BlastoBuccaneer represents the benign neoplasm of teeth...a cementoblastoma
A Peg Leg, an Extraction Forceps, and a Swollen Arm
What do these findings represent?