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Condensing osteitis

Condensing osteitis is an area of bone sclerosis under teeth which show signs of inflammation. The most common site is near premolars and molars. On radiographs, condensing osteitis appears a radiopaque or lighter area around the roots of a tooth. There is no associated bone expansion


  • Kahn, Michael A. Basic Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Volume 1. 2001.
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