Frequently Asked Questions

Should I be x-rayed for jaw cysts?

Jaw cysts should be treated when small.  The only sure way of detecting a jaw cyst is by x-ray. It is therefore sensible for regular x-rays at intervals recommended by your geneticist or oral consultant and this will be dependent upon the number of cysts within each individual.

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