Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 11

Implications of Lamina Dura in Dental Radiology: An Overview

Isha Balmuchu*, Basavaraj T Bhagawati, Nishant Kumar, Samreen Jaral and Kumari Jyotsana

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Surendera Dental College and Research Institute, Sriganganagar, Rajasthan, India

*Corresponding Author: Isha Balmuchu, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Surendera Dental College and Research Institute, Sriganganagar, Rajasthan, India.

Received: October 03, 2022; Published: October 18, 2022


Lamina Dura otherwise known as a hard layer is a debatable question, on its significance and implication in various conditions. According to some Dentists if there is a complete or partial absence of Lamina dura then it is a diagnosis of pathoses like Cushing syndrome, Osteoporosis, Leukemia Pyle’s disease, Hyperparathyroidism, and some other periapical pathology. While others suggest that the radiographic increase in density of the Lamina dura indicates Osteopetrosis, Hypercementosis, and Occlusal traumatism. While endowing any diagnosis and treatment of any local or systemic disorders, the dentist is wherefore advised to consider other signs and symptoms, in conjunction with the integrity of the lamina dura. Lamina Dura delineates the tooth socket and is made up of a thin layer of compact bone. In a dental arch, a radiograph of healthy teeth demonstrates that the tooth socket is compassed by a thin radiopaque layer of dense bone. So, this article mainly accentuates the significance of lamina dura in health and disease.

Keywords: Lamina Dura; Hard Layer; Diagnostic Landmark; Compact Bone


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Citation: Isha Balmuchu.,et al. “Implications of Lamina Dura in Dental Radiology: An Overview".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.11 (2022): 123-125.


Copyright: © 2022 Isha Balmuchu.,et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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