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The value of cone beam computed tomography in the management of dentigerous cysts-a review and case report

Lookup NU author(s): James AllisonORCiD



This is the authors' accepted manuscript of a review that has been published in its final definitive form by George Warman Publications, 2017.

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Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) has recently seen an expansion in use, however there are few robust, evidence-based guidelines to inform practitioners. This article reports the case of a large dentigerous cyst in the maxilla affecting the eruption of multiple teeth, considers the use of CBCT in the management of such lesions, and discusses guidelines on the use of CBCT in dentistry.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Allison JR, Garlington G

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: Dental Update

Year: 2017

Volume: 44

Issue: 3

Pages: 182-188

Online publication date: 10/07/2017

Acceptance date: 02/04/2016

ISSN (print): 0305-5000

Publisher: George Warman Publications


DOI: 10.12968/denu.2017.44.3.182