Frequency of Hypercementosis in 1254 Extracted Permanent Human Teeth: Biological Explanation and Clinical Implication

  • Madukwe IU
  • Published 2017

Abstract

Background: Hypercementosis is an excessive formation of cementum above and beyond the extent necessary to fulfill its normal functions, resulting in abnormal thickening and changes in the macroscopic shape of the root. Methodology: 1,254 human teeth collected from Department of Oral Surgery and Pathology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital over 10-year… (More)

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