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Anomalies of Tooth Structure

Anomalies of Tooth Structure

COURSE NUMBER: 651

Gail F. Williamson, Professor Emerita

Credit Hours:

3 Hour(s)

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This course will present the radiographic appearance of the various components of tooth structure as well as the development and eruption of the primary and permanent dentitions. Subsequently, dental anomalies associated with the eruption, ...

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Overview

This course will present the radiographic appearance of the various components of tooth structure as well as the development and eruption of the primary and permanent dentitions. Subsequently, dental anomalies associated with the eruption, number, size, and shape of the teeth along with acquired alterations of tooth structure will be discussed. This information will facilitate differentiation between normal and abnormal tooth structure and enhance the ability to recognize and describe various tooth related anomalies.


This course will focus on the normal radiographic appearance of the teeth as viewed on intraoral and panoramic radiographic images followed by the presentation of anomalies associated with the teeth. Recognition of the normal radiographic appearance of the teeth serves as a baseline to differentiate normal from abnormal. Anomalies or alterations of the teeth can be congenital, developmental, or acquired and include a variety of changes associated with the eruption, number, size, and shape of the teeth as well as acquired variations.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Jun 24, 2021

  • Last Revision Date:

    NA

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Jun 23, 2024

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    730

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Recognize and describe the radiographic appearance of healthy tooth structure in both the primary and permanent dentitions including eruption patterns.
  • Recognize and describe the radiographic appearance of healthy supporting structures of the teeth.
  • Describe the various origins of dental anomalies; congenital, developmental, and acquired.
  • Recognize and describe processes that can interfere with normal tooth eruption.
  • Identify and classify tooth impactions by their position.
  • Recognize and describe processes that can cause loss of tooth structure.
  • Discuss and identify alterations in tooth structure and the dental pulp.
  • Identify and describe alterations in the number of teeth.
  • Recognize and discuss alterations in the size of teeth.
  • Identify and describe alterations in the shape of teeth.
  • Given an intraoral radiograph, radiographic survey and/or a panoramic image, identify and describe anomalies that may be recorded on those images.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Ms. Williamson reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course. She has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Gail F williamson

Gail F. Williamson

Professor Emerita

Gail F. Williamson is Professor Emerita of Dental Diagnostic Sciences, Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology at Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis, Indiana. Prof. Williamson has received numerous awards for...

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Submission Information

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

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