Localized gingival enlargement associated with alveolar process
expansion', peripheral ossifying fibroma coincident with central odontogenic fibroma.
The chest X ray may show an alveolar process
, reticulonodular pattern, and evidence of fibrosis.
1) Because of their position in the facial soft tissues rather than in the alveolar process
, the term nasolabial cyst has been preferred.
The typical radiographic appearance is that of a triangular or semicircular radiolucency with the narrow part of the lesion toward the alveolar crest, often with a radiodense border, and located within the alveolar process
between the roots of teeth.
5% successful in preserving the alveolar process
such that osseo-integrated implants were placed without the need for a bone graft [Sandor et al.