embedded tooth


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embedded tooth

an unerupted tooth, usually completely covered with bone. Also spelled imbedded tooth. Compare impacted tooth.
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Embedded tooth fragment masquerading as keloid for 11 months.
The radiologist confirmed our diagnosis of a dentigerous cyst, and the radiopaque structure was an embedded tooth.

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