unerupted tooth

un·e·rup·ted tooth

1. a tooth prior to emergence;
2. a tooth unable to break out or emerge from the dental alveolar tissues into the oral cavity.

un·e·rup·ted tooth

(ŭně-rŭptĕd tūth)
1. Tooth prior to emergence.
2. Tooth unable to break out or emerge from dental alveolar tissues into oral cavity.
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Computed tomography (CT) demonstrated (1) a bony mass that was occupying the maxillary antrum, (2) an unerupted tooth just anterior to the mass, and (3) a patent maxillary sinus ostium (figure 1).
A number of cases suggest surgical exposure of the unerupted tooth to restore the lesion to avoid continued destruction of coronal structure.
The possibility should be considered that a cyst in a pseudodentigerous relation, in which the crown of an unerupted tooth was not inside the cyst, might be clinically and radiologically misinterpreted as a dentigerous cyst.
Jerusalem, Israel) describes techniques for diagnosing impacted teeth, helping an unerupted tooth to surface, and surgically exposing or removing the problem tooth.
Lara had what is believed to have been an abscess under an unerupted tooth.
Rarely, a dental cyst or unerupted tooth can be the source of the infection.
6) Some 52% of maxillary CEOTs are associated with an unerupted tooth or buried tooth.
Coronal resorption is manifested histologically by degeneration of the enamel and dentine of the coronal portion of the tooth, which is ultimately replaced by vascular connective tissue it occurs because of a defect in the enamel organ of an unerupted tooth [Stafne and Austin, 1945; Blackwood, 1958; Owens et al.
1) A dentigerous cyst occurs in conjunction with the crown of an unerupted tooth.
However, cases in which the bud of the unerupted tooth is inferior may fail due to the migration of the unerupted tooth under the extension.
We report a case of dentigerous cyst of the maxilla and maxillary sinus that caused the ectopic displacement of an unerupted tooth into the orbital rim and floor.
An area of high attenuation in the posterosuperior wall of the left maxillary sinus was consistent with a displaced, unerupted tooth.