PULP CALCIFICATIONS: Pulp stones (Denticles) and Diffuse linear calcifications


Calcifications of the pulp are a frequent finding, which in fact, were found histologically to be present in approximately 66% of all teeth examined in persons between 10-20 years of age and in 90% of all teeth examined in persons in the 50-70 year age range. 



Pulp calcifications are of two types, namely pulp stones and diffuse linear calcifications.