Research Article| Volume 48, ISSUE 5, P413-414, November 1979

Anterior lingual mandibular bone concavity

Report of a case
  • Michael S. Connor
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    Ohio State University College of Dentistry Columbus, Ohio USA
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      A lingual mandibular bone concavity in the region of the left canine is described. The radiographic appearance of the concavity in this anterior location is an uncommon finding. Seven similar bone cavities with soft-tissue contents beneath the periosteum have been reported in the literature. Surgical exploration revealed this cavity to have no contents subperiosteally.
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