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The A.B.F.O. study of third molar development and its use as an estimator of chronological age.
Radiographs depicting third molars (M3s) have been used to estimate chronological age in juvenile and adult suspects, but accuracy of the method has been in question. This study provides ageExpand
Dental odontomas: a retrospective study of 104 cases.
An odontoma refers to any tumor of odontogenic origin. Three distinct types of odontomas have been distinguished in the dental literature: complex, compound, and ameloblastic fibro-odontoma.Expand
Third Molar Development in the Estimation of Chronologic Age in American Blacks as Compared With Whites *
ABSTRACT: Third molar (M3) development determined from dental radiographs in American blacks (African Americans; n=637) aged 14–24 years was contrasted against American whites (n=563) from a previousExpand
Oral anomalies in the neonate, by race and gender, in an urban setting.
A broad range of developmental anomalies and morphologic variants may occur in the oral cavity of the newborn. Because many of these are transient (e.g.: palatal and alveolar cysts, lymphangioma),Expand
Observations on the clinical characteristics of oral lesions showing histologic epithelial dysplasia.
Abstract There have been few published studies concerned with the clinical behavior and natural history of oral dyskeratotic lesions. In the present investigation, fifty-six patients with sixty-sevenExpand
Pulse granuloma of the alveolar ridge.
Six examples of pulse granulomas of the alveolar ridge are presented. The lesion consists of a foreign-body granuloma containing identifiable particles of leguminous foods. The vegetable matter isExpand
Cone‐beam Computed Tomography for Analyzing Variations in Inferior Alveolar Canal Location in Adults in Relation to Age and Sex *
Abstract:  Previous studies have indicated that the relative position of the inferior alveolar canal and its mental and mandibular foramina in adults vary with age and show sexual dimorphism.Expand
Comparing flow cytometric analysis and nucleolar organizer region enumeration in archival oral premalignant lesions.
Flow cytometric analysis (FCA) and silver colloidal nucleolar organizer region-associated protein staining (AgNOR) have been used individually in assessing the histopathologic nature of various humanExpand
Slow-growing gingival mass.
OBJECTIVES A 33-year-old woman presented with a slow growing palatal gingival mass. The clinical differential diagnosis included benign tumors and tumor-like lesions, including the pyogenicExpand
The oral biopsy: indications, techniques and special considerations.
Introduction Accurate diagnosis and treatment of oral disease is an essential component of the patient’s comprehensive dental care and the foundation of high-quality dentistry. Inaccurate diagnosisExpand