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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 474013, 3 pages
Case Report

Bilateral Mandibular Premolar Dens Invaginations: A Case Report

1Restorative Dentistry Department, Newcastle Dental Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AZ, UK
2General Dental Practitioner and Associate Clinical Lecturer, Newcastle Dental Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AZ, UK

Received 15 June 2012; Accepted 4 September 2012

Academic Editors: P. G. Arduino, T. Lombardi, and K. Yamazaki

Copyright © 2012 Richard Holliday and Emma Beecroft. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Dens invaginations are a rare developmental defect most commonly affecting maxillary lateral incisors, with very few reported cases in mandibular teeth. We describe a rare case of bilateral first mandibular premolar dens invaginations type I, where apparently health teeth presented with periapical pathology.