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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Macedonia | Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015


Prevalence of Coronal Pulp Stones in Maxillary First and Second Molars

Pavlina Aleksova [14]


Abstract: Prevalence of coronal pulp stones in maxillary first and second molars Pavlina Aleksova University Dental Clinical Center St. Panteleimon- Department of Restorative dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, R. of Macedonia Correspondence Pavlina Aleksova University Dental Clinical Center St. Panteleimon- Department of Restorative dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, R. of Macedonia Tel. +389 070 260 308 E-mail pavlinaaleksova@yahoo. com Introduction Pulp stones or denticles can be localized coronar and/or radicular in the pulp tissue. They are frequently found in the dental pulp. More often occur in molars than in premolars and incisive. The aim of this study were to calculate the prevalence of pulp stones in maxillary first molars and maxillary second molars. Materials and Methods The study was conducted at the University Dental Clinic Centre in Skopje St. Panteleimon. Were included random samples 150 patients aged between 20-60 years, or 3108 teeth, meanwhile using an appropriately designed survey questionnaire. The X-ray assessment of the jaws was being made by subjecting the suspected teeth to the Panoramix and retroalveolar X-ray according to Dick. Statistically computer analysis was confirmed to the 425 teeth molars. Results From 150 patients or 3108 teeth, 623 teeth (20.04 %) have pulp stones. From 623 teeth with pulp stones 425 (68.2 %) molars. The results obtained from the carried out examinations showed that 425 teeth molars, 221 upper molars 116 (52.4 %) - upper first molars and 105 (47.5 %) upper second molars in both the sexes. The variation is no significant i. e. Z = 0.935, P = 0.350. Conclusion The prevalence of denticles of the maxillary first and second molars enables faster and easier detection of dental calcifications, and consequently faster and easier pain provocateur diagnosis. teeth, molars, pulp stones, denticles, prevalence, upper first molars, upper second molars.


Keywords: teeth, molars, pulp stones, denticles, prevalence, upper first molars, upper second molars


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015,


Pages: 2476 - 2478


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Pavlina Aleksova, "Prevalence of Coronal Pulp Stones in Maxillary First and Second Molars", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015, pp. 2476-2478, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB157020

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