alexa Prevalence of pulp stones in Jordanian adults.


Journal of Patient Care

Author(s): alHadi Hamasha A, Darwazeh A

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Abstract OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence of pulp stones in a sample of Jordanian dental patients. The article also presents frequency distributions of this condition among different types of teeth. STUDY DESIGN: Data were collected through radiographic examinations of a random sample of periapical and bitewing films of 4573 teeth from 814 dental records from the Faculty of Dentistry's filing system. RESULTS: Pulp stones were identified in 22\% of the teeth examined. First and second molars were the teeth most commonly affected. Pulp stone incidence was not significantly different among different age and gender groups.
This article was published in Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod and referenced in Journal of Patient Care

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