TEST PREVIEW

  1. A dentigerous cyst is more commonly found in patients under 30 years of age.
  1. Male patients are more likely to be diagnosed with a dentigerous cyst than female patients. Caucasians are more likely to be diagnosed with a dentigerous cyst than other ethnicities.
  1. Patients diagnosed with a dentigerous cyst are typically symptomatic e.g. acute pain and sensitivity to thermal conduction.
  1. Where is the most common region for patients to develop mesiodens?
  1. Mesiodens typically occurs with permanent dentition. Although rare, it can occur with deciduous dentition.
  1. Female patients are more likely to be diagnosed with a mesiodens than male patients.
  1. The majority of salivary stones diagnosed are found in the Stenson duct of the parotid gland. Salivary stones may occur in minor salivary ducts but are rare.
  1. Sialoliths or salivary stones are typically diagnosed in patients that are middle age.
  1. Patients diagnosed with minor salivary stones are typically asymptomatic.
  1. Odontomas are the most common benign odontogenic tumour. In relation to tooth eruption, the complex odontoma (amorphous enamel) is the most common odontogenic tumour.
  1. Compound odontomas occur most often in the posterior region of the oral cavity. Odontomas are typically asymptomatic.
  1. Odontomas are commonly seen in children and young adults.
  1. Patients diagnosed with idiopathetic osteosclerosis are typically asymptomatic.
  1. Male patients are more commonly diagnosed with idiopathic osteosclerosis than female patients.
  1. The most common teeth diagnosed with idiopathic osteosclerosis are the mandibular first molars.
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