Three cases of subpontic osseous hyperplasia of the mandible: a report.

@article{Islam2010ThreeCO,
  title={Three cases of subpontic osseous hyperplasia of the mandible: a report.},
  author={Mohammed Nadimul Islam and D. M. Cohen and Matthew T Waite and Indraneel B Bhattacharyya},
  journal={Quintessence international},
  year={2010},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={299-302}
}
Subpontic osseous hyperplasia is a relatively uncommon benign submucosal mass of normal bone found beneath a pontic. Three cases of mandibular subpontic osseous hyperplasia are described, adding to the 40 existing cases in the English-language literature. Subpontic osseous hyperplasia may represent a unique reactive osseous metaplasia in the subpontic region, with chronic stimuli and functional or occlusal stress as possible etiologies. This article aims to address the clinical significance… CONTINUE READING

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