Odontogenic Tumors | Symptoms & Causes

What causes odontogenic tumors?

We don’t really know. Researchers continue to look for the causes of these kinds of tumors.

What are the symptoms of odontogenic tumors?

Common symptoms your child may experience include:

  • swelling or pain in the jaw
  • a painless, hard, slowly expanding swelling in the jaw or around the teeth
  • loose teeth
  • a tooth that does not come in

The symptoms of odontogenic tumors vary widely and may resemble other medical conditions. Always talk to your child's physician for a diagnosis.