Category Archives: Principles of Management of Impacted Teeth

Prevention of Periodontal Disease

Prevention of Periodontal Disease Erupted teeth adjacent to impacted teeth are predisposed to periodontal disease (Figs. 9-1 and 9-2). The mere presence of an impacted mandibular third molar decreases the amount of bone on the distal aspect ofan adjacent second molar (see Fig.’ 9-1). Because the most difficult tooth  urface to keep clean is the distal aspect of the last tooth in the arch, the patient m

INDICATIONS FOR REMOVAL OF IMPACTED TEETH

INDICATIONS FOR REMOVAL OF IMPACTED TEETH All impacted teeth- should be considered for removal as .soon as the diagnosis’ is made. The average age for completion of the eruption of the third molar is age 20 although eruption may continue in some patients until age 25. During normal development the lower third molar begins its development in a horizontal angulation, and as the tooth develops and the jaw

Principles of Management of Impacted Teeth

Principles of Management of Impacted Teeth INDICATIONS FOR REMOVAL OF IMPACTED-TEETH Prevention of Periodontal Disease Prevention of Dental Caries Prevention of Pericoronitis Prevention of Root Resorption Impacted Teeth under a Dental Prosthesis Prevention of Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors Treatment of Pain of Unexplained Origin Prevention of Fracture of the Jaw Facilitation of Orthodontic Treatment Optimal Periodont