Cone-beam computed tomography evaluation of palatogingival grooves: a retrospective study with literature review

Aksoy U., Kermeoglu F., Kalender A., Eren H., Kolsuz M. E. , Orhan K.

ORAL RADIOLOGY, vol.33, no.3, pp.193-198, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11282-017-0288-6
  • Journal Name: ORAL RADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.193-198


The purpose of the present study was to radiographically evaluate the prevalence and characteristics of palatogingival grooves (PGs) in maxillary anterior teeth on cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) to better understand the nature of these defects.