ⓘ Dens invaginatus

                                     

ⓘ Dens invaginatus

Dens invaginatus, also known as tooth within a tooth, is a rare dental malformation found in teeth where there is an infolding of enamel into dentine. The prevalence of condition is 0.3 - 10%, affecting more males than females. The condition is presented in two forms, coronal and radicular, with the coronal form being more common.

Di is a malformation of teeth, probably the result of infolding of the dental papilla during tooth development or intussusception of all layers of the enamel organ in dental papillae. Affected teeth show a deep infolding of enamel and dentine starting from the hole coecum or even the tip of the cusps and which may extend into the root. The most affected teeth of the upper jaw lateral incisors of 80%, followed by the maxillary canines of 20%. Bilateral occurrence is not uncommon 25%.

                                     
  • within a tooth dens in dente There is a lack of consensus on the aetiology of dens invaginatus It is suggested that dens invaginatus arises because
  • arches and can affect deciduous, permanent and supernumerary teeth. Dens invaginatus is a developmental anomaly resulting from invagination of a portion
  • Dentistry. 16 4 314 7. PMID 7937267. Hulsmann M March 1997 Dens invaginatus aetiology, classification, prevalence, diagnosis, and treatment considerations
  • The presence of dens evaginatus or dens invaginatus were the second most common etiology of pulp necrosis in immature teeth. Dens evaginatus is more
  • The term refers to the same condition as dens evaginatus, but the talon cusp is the manifestation of dens evaginatus on anterior teeth. Talon cusp can