chapter  19
Odontogenic Tumors
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The term ‘‘odontogenic tumors’’ comprises a group of neoplasms and hamartomatous lesions derived from cells of tissues involved in the formation of teeth or remnants of tissues that has been involved in the odontogenesis. Few of them are odontogenic in the sense that the formation of dental hard tissues takes place in them; it is primarily the case in the ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFOD), the odontomas, and the cementoblastoma (CEMBLA).