impacted tooth

Summary

Summary: A tooth that is prevented from erupting by a physical barrier, usually other teeth. Impaction may also result from orientation of the tooth in an other than vertical position in the periodontal structures.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Radiographic findings on 3rd molars removed in 20-year-old men
    Ari Rajasuo
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Mikkeli Central Hospital, Mikkeli, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:263-7. 2003
  2. ncbi Changes in mandibular third molar angle and position after unilateral mandibular first molar extraction
    Sinan Ay
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Dentistry, Sivas, Turkey
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 129:36-41. 2006
  3. ncbi Panoramic radiographic predictors of mandibular third molar eruption
    Iwona Anna Niedzielska
    Silesian Medical Academy, Maxillofacial Surgery, Tychy, Poland
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:154-8; discussion 159. 2006
  4. ncbi Surgical removal of impacted third molars
    Pushkar Mehra
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Dental Medicine, USA
    Dent Today 26:120, 122-5; quiz 125, 112. 2007
  5. doi Comparison of cone-beam volumetric imaging and combined plain radiographs for localization of the mandibular canal before removal of impacted lower third molars
    Joerg Neugebauer
    Department for Craniomaxillofacial and Plastic Surgery, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:633-42; discussion 643. 2008
  6. ncbi Comparative Ki-67 expression and apoptosis in the odontogenic keratocyst associated with or without an impacted tooth in addition to unilocular and multilocular varieties
    Do Kyung Kim
    Oral Biology Research Institute, College of Dentistry Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 44:841-6. 2003
  7. ncbi Dentigerous cyst of the maxilla with impacted tooth displaced into orbital rim and floor
    Morton Litvin
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 87:160-2. 2008
  8. ncbi Pathosis associated with radiographically normal follicular tissues in third molar impactions: a clinicopathological study
    Ali Hossein Mesgarzadeh
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    Indian J Dent Res 19:208-12. 2008
  9. ncbi Radiolucency in the anterior maxilla associated with an impacted tooth
    C Krithika
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:164-8. 2007
  10. pmc Age-related disruption of the lamina dura: evidence in the mandibular horizontal incompletely impacted third molar
    Minoru Yamaoka
    Matsumoto Dental University, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shiojiri, Nagano, Japan
    Clin Interv Aging 4:451-6. 2009

Research Grants

  1. MOLECULAR BASIS OF TOOTH ERUPTION
    Gary Wise; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. MOLECULAR BASIS OF TOOTH ERUPTION
    Shaomian Yao; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. MOLECULAR BASIS OF TOOTH ERUPTION
    Gary Wise; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. CELLULAR BASIS OF TOOTH ERUPTION
    Gary Wise; Fiscal Year: 1993
  5. MOLECULAR BASIS OF TOOTH ERUPTION
    Gary Wise; Fiscal Year: 2002
  6. PATIENT ORIENTED RESEARCH--ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGER
    THOMAS DODSON; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. Guided Pocket Recolonization (GPR) in Periodontitis
    Marc Quirynen; Fiscal Year: 2004
  8. Clinical and Molecular Evaluation of Cancer Therapy Induced Mucositis
    Sharon Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications196 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Radiographic findings on 3rd molars removed in 20-year-old men
    Ari Rajasuo
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Mikkeli Central Hospital, Mikkeli, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:263-7. 2003
    ..001). We conclude that there are some typical 3rd-molar findings in rotational panoramic radiographs that show a need for surgical extraction...
  2. ncbi Changes in mandibular third molar angle and position after unilateral mandibular first molar extraction
    Sinan Ay
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Dentistry, Sivas, Turkey
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 129:36-41. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the spontaneous angular and positional changes in mandibular third molars when mandibular first molars are extracted...
  3. ncbi Panoramic radiographic predictors of mandibular third molar eruption
    Iwona Anna Niedzielska
    Silesian Medical Academy, Maxillofacial Surgery, Tychy, Poland
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:154-8; discussion 159. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine which measurements made on panoramic tomograms might facilitate prognosis for M3 position in the dental arch over the years...
  4. ncbi Surgical removal of impacted third molars
    Pushkar Mehra
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Dental Medicine, USA
    Dent Today 26:120, 122-5; quiz 125, 112. 2007
  5. doi Comparison of cone-beam volumetric imaging and combined plain radiographs for localization of the mandibular canal before removal of impacted lower third molars
    Joerg Neugebauer
    Department for Craniomaxillofacial and Plastic Surgery, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:633-42; discussion 643. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi Comparative Ki-67 expression and apoptosis in the odontogenic keratocyst associated with or without an impacted tooth in addition to unilocular and multilocular varieties
    Do Kyung Kim
    Oral Biology Research Institute, College of Dentistry Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 44:841-6. 2003
    It is not known whether the presence of an impacted tooth or the radiographic types in an odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) change the clinical biologic behavior and therapeutic approaches...
  7. ncbi Dentigerous cyst of the maxilla with impacted tooth displaced into orbital rim and floor
    Morton Litvin
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 87:160-2. 2008
    ..This in turn simplified the surgical enucleation of the specimen and removal of the unerupted tooth without the excessive loss of the bony contours of the maxilla...
  8. ncbi Pathosis associated with radiographically normal follicular tissues in third molar impactions: a clinicopathological study
    Ali Hossein Mesgarzadeh
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    Indian J Dent Res 19:208-12. 2008
    ..The follicular tissue around impacted third molars has a potential to develop pathosis. However, it is generally assumed that the absence of abnormal radiolucency indicates the presence of a normal follicle...
  9. ncbi Radiolucency in the anterior maxilla associated with an impacted tooth
    C Krithika
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:164-8. 2007
  10. pmc Age-related disruption of the lamina dura: evidence in the mandibular horizontal incompletely impacted third molar
    Minoru Yamaoka
    Matsumoto Dental University, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shiojiri, Nagano, Japan
    Clin Interv Aging 4:451-6. 2009
    ..Disruption of the lamina dura was related to age, but with no alveolar bone resorption in the mandible...
  11. pmc Acute inflammation in horizontal incompletely impacted third molar with radiolucency in the elderly
    Minoru Yamaoka
    Matsumoto Dental University, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shiojiri, Nagano, Japan
    Clin Interv Aging 4:337-42. 2009
    ..76-158.27; P < 0.01). These odds ratios indicate an association of acute pericoronitis, including the severe forms of acute inflammation that result from pericoronitis, with pericoronal radiolucency below the crown in the elderly...
  12. ncbi Growth and treatment changes distal to the mandibular first molar: a lateral cephalometric study
    Daniel L Sable
    School of Dental Science, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Angle Orthod 74:367-74. 2004
    ..It was noted that the mandibular third molars were ultimately more likely to have been extracted in the E-space groups than in the second premolar extraction groups within this sample...
  13. ncbi Management of mandibular third molar extraction sites to prevent periodontal defects
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 55 Fruit Street, Warren 1201, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:1213-24. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the efficacy of demineralized bone powder (DBP) or guided-tissue regeneration therapy (GTR therapy) in preventing periodontal defects on the distal aspect of the M2 following M3 extraction...
  14. ncbi A prospective randomized crossover study of the preemptive analgesic effect of nitrous oxide in oral surgery
    K S Ong
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 98:637-42. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi Treatment of a patient with unerupted mandibular molars, lateral open bite, and class II subdivision malocclusion
    José Nelson Mucha
    Faculdade de Odontologia, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil
    World J Orthod 5:345-56. 2004
    ..The results remained stable during the 8-year 6-month posttreatment and 4-year postretention periods...
  16. ncbi Mandibular third molars and late lower arch crowding--the evidence base
    Bjorn U Zachrisson
    World J Orthod 6:180-6. 2005
  17. ncbi A regimen of systematic periodontal care after removal of impacted mandibular third molars manages periodontal pockets associated with the mandibular second molars
    W Keung Leung
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Periodontol 32:725-31. 2005
    ..This randomized, single-blinded control trial investigated the local effects of periodontal care on the mandibular second molar delivered during and after impacted third molar surgical extraction...
  18. ncbi Effects of lower third molar extraction on attachment level and alveolar bone height of the adjacent second molar
    A A Krausz
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 34:756-60. 2005
    ..Further follow-up on clinical and radiological parameters is required for a more profound understanding of the long-term effects of third molar extraction on the periodontal health of the adjacent second molar...
  19. ncbi Accidental displacement of impacted maxillary and mandibular third molars
    Ercan Durmus
    Faculty of Dentistry, Selcuk University, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kampus Konya, Turkey
    Quintessence Int 35:375-7. 2004
    ..Administration of prophylactic broad spectrum antibiotics and urgent referral to an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, is recommended...
  20. ncbi Effect of exposed inferior alveolar neurovascular bundle during surgical removal of impacted lower third molars
    Andrew Ban Guan Tay
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, National Dental Centre, Singapore
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:592-600. 2004
    ..In this prospective study, we sought to determine the incidence of inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) paresthesia in patients with an exposed IAN bundle seen intraoperatively...
  21. ncbi Early extraction of the mandibular third molar in case of eruption disturbances of the second molar
    S Kavadia
    Department of Orthodontics, Dental School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dent Child (Chic) 70:29-32. 2003
    ..However, early extraction is advisable in cases of eruption disturbances of the mandibular second molar, before or during orthodontic treatment...
  22. ncbi Chronic submasseteric abscess: anatomic, radiologic, and pathologic features
    Kevin C Jones
    Department of Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, City of New York, NY 10032, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:1159-63. 2003
    ..In some cases, MR imaging defined the lesion better. Radiologic manifestations of this condition and pathologic correlations are discussed...
  23. ncbi Use of orthodontic treatment as an aid to third molar extraction: a method for prevention of mandibular nerve injury and improved periodontal status
    A Hirsch
    Department of Periodontics, Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Periodontol 74:887-92. 2003
    ..This report describes a series of cases in which the third molars were orthodontically induced to erupt to prevent the sequelae associated with extraction...
  24. ncbi Risk of osteoradionecrosis after extraction of impacted third molars in irradiated head and neck cancer patients
    Hee Kyun Oh
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Chonnam National University, South Korea
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:139-44. 2004
    ..This study was performed to compare the risk of osteoradionecrosis (ORN) in head and neck cancer patients in whom 1 or more impacted third molars were extracted before radiotherapy with patients whose impacted third molars were left intact...
  25. ncbi Clinical outcome of third molars in adults followed during 18 years
    Irja Ventä
    Finnish Student Health Service, Helsinki, Finland
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:182-5. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to follow the clinical changes in third molar status during an 18-year period in patients aged 20 to 38 years...
  26. ncbi Orthodontics. Part 8: Extractions in orthodontics
    H Travess
    Division of Child Dental Health, University of Bristol Dental School, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LY, UK
    Br Dent J 196:195-203. 2004
    ..Extractions of specific teeth are required in the various presentations of malocclusion. In some situations careful timing of extractions may result in spontaneous correction of the malocclusion...
  27. ncbi Mandibular third molar removal: risk indicators for extended operation time, postoperative pain, and complications
    Ingibjörg S Benediktsdóttir
    Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 97:438-46. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify risk indicators for extended operation time and postoperative complications after removal of mandibular third molars...
  28. ncbi Effectiveness of clinical practice guideline implementation on lower third molar management in improving clinical decision-making: a randomized controlled trial
    Wil J M van der Sanden
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry, College of Dental Science, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Oral Sci 113:349-54. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi Distal cervical caries in the mandibular second molar: an indication for the prophylactic removal of the third molar?
    Louis W McArdle
    Department of Oral Surgery, GKT Dental Institute, Guy s Hospital, London Bridge, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 44:42-5. 2006
    ..Distal cervical caries (DCC) in mandibular second molar teeth are responsible for the removal of up to 5% of all mandibular third molars. Our aim was to identify the clinical features of these patients...
  30. doi Prevalence of commonly found pathoses associated with mandibular impacted third molars based on panoramic radiographs in Turkish population
    Hidayet Burak Polat
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:e41-7. 2008
    ..The objective was to determine the association between commonly found pathologic conditions and angulations and impaction depths of lower third molar teeth...
  31. doi Efficacy of methylprednisolone injected into the masseter muscle following the surgical extraction of impacted lower third molars
    E Vegas-Bustamante
    Oral Surgery and Orofacial Implantology, School of Dentistry of the University of Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:260-3. 2008
    ..05). The results obtained show that 40 mg of methylprednisolone injected into the masseter muscle in the immediate postoperative period reduces swelling, trismus and pain...
  32. doi The unerupted maxillary second molar, due to an overlying and malformed upper third molar: treatment and follow-up
    E G Salentijn
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Orthod 35:20-4. 2008
    ..Further prospective research is necessary to develop guidelines for the removal of palatally obstructing third molars to avoid eruption problems...
  33. doi Effect of the proteolytic enzyme serrapeptase on swelling, pain and trismus after surgical extraction of mandibular third molars
    T H Al-Khateeb
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology and King Abdulla University Hospital, Irbid, Jordan
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:264-8. 2008
    ..05), but no significant difference in mean maximal interincisal distance was found between the 2 groups (P>0.05)...
  34. doi Prevalence of bacteraemia following third molar surgery
    I Tomas
    School of Medicine and Dentistry, Santiago de Compostela University, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Oral Dis 14:89-94. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence and aetiology of bacteraemia following third molar extractions (B-TME), analysing the factors affecting its development...
  35. ncbi Comparison of 2 flap designs in the periodontal healing of second molars after fully impacted mandibular third molar extractions
    Tugrul Kirtiloglu
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Ondokuz Mayis, Samsun, Turkey
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2206-10. 2007
    ..This investigation compared the effects of different flap designs on the periodontal health status of the mandibular second molar after the extraction of the adjacent impacted third molar...
  36. ncbi Assessment of factors associated with surgical difficulty in impacted mandibular third molar extraction
    Olalekan Micah Gbotolorun
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1977-83. 2007
    ..We also aimed to form an index to measure the difficulty of removal of the impacted molars preoperatively...
  37. ncbi Single-dose and multi-dose clindamycin therapy fails to demonstrate efficacy in preventing infectious and inflammatory complications in third molar surgery
    T Kaczmarzyk
    Department of Oral Surgery, The Medical College of the Jagiellonian University, ul Montelupich 4, 31 155 Krakow, Poland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 36:417-22. 2007
    ..Clindamycin applied in a single preoperative dose of 600 mg with or without subsequent 5-day therapy does not demonstrate efficacy in prophylaxis for postoperative inflammatory complications after third molar surgery...
  38. ncbi Pathology associated with impacted mandibular third molars in a group of Jordanians
    Taiseer Hussain Al-Khateeb
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:1598-602. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and type of a group of radiographically detectable pathologic conditions around impacted mandibular third molars in Jordanians...
  39. ncbi A comparison of midazolam and midazolam with remifentanil for patient-controlled sedation during operations on third molars
    Hasan Garip
    Department of OMFS, Marmara University, Turkey
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:212-6. 2007
    ..Patient-controlled analgesia with midazolam or midazolam and remifentanil is safe and reliable during extraction of third molars...
  40. ncbi Impacted mandibular third molars: presentation and postoperative complications at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital
    O M Gbotolorun
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH, Lagos, Nigeria
    Nig Q J Hosp Med 17:26-9. 2007
    ..This study aims to investigate the pattern of presentation of impacted Mandibular third molars, the indications for extraction and the post operative complications after this procedure at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital...
  41. ncbi Change in third molar angulation and position in young adults and follow-up periodontal pathology
    Paige E Nance
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:424-8. 2006
    ..This study was designed to assess changes in third molar position and angulation in young adults and the resulting third molar periodontal probing (PD) status...
  42. ncbi Pederson scale fails to predict how difficult it will be to extract lower third molars
    Marcio Diniz-Freitas
    Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine Departments, School of Dentistry, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:23-6. 2007
    ..We suggest that scales for the prediction of operative difficulty in the extraction of impacted lower third molars should take into account factors other than the anatomical position of the tooth...
  43. doi Radiographic study of the positional changes and eruption of impacted third molars in young adults of an Asian Indian population
    Sumeet Sandhu
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Amritsar Punjab, India
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:1617-24. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to assess changes in the angular position and eruption status of third molars in students of an Asian Indian population during a 4-year follow-up period...
  44. ncbi Complications of the mandibular sagittal split ramus osteotomy associated with the presence or absence of third molars
    P Mehra
    Fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M University System, and Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 59:854-8; discussion 859. 2001
    ..Although more unfavorable fractures occurred in teenage patients with third molars, this had no impact on the stability of the final result...
  45. ncbi Orthodontic treatment of palatally impacted maxillary canines
    Richard J Olive
    Aust Orthod J 18:64-70. 2002
    ..It is concluded that fixed appliance treatment to create space for a palatally impacted canine is an effective management option for children with impacted maxillary canines...
  46. ncbi Grafting mandibular third molar extraction sites: a comparison of bioactive glass to a nongrafted site
    Roger R Throndson
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX 77555 0531, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:413-9. 2002
    ..The healing distal to the second molars was followed, with documentation of the level of radiographic osseous fill and measurement of the changes in clinical attachment levels...
  47. ncbi Lingual nerve injury subsequent to wisdom teeth removal--a 5-year retrospective audit from a high street dental practice
    N J Malden
    Oral Surgery Department, Edinburgh
    Br Dent J 193:203-5. 2002
    ..It was concluded that the technique employed was associated with a low incidence of lingual nerve trauma, comparable with that reported elsewhere...
  48. ncbi A comparison of conventional panoramic radiographs with volumetric computed tomography images in the preoperative assessment of impacted mandibular third molars
    J Pawelzik
    Received from Heinrich Heine University, Duüsseldorf, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:979-84. 2002
    ....
  49. ncbi Pathologic status and changes in mandibular third molar position during orthodontic treatment
    Metin Gungormus
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Atarürk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    J Contemp Dent Pract 3:11-22. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the changes in mandibular third molar (M3) position and pathologic status associated with M3 in the cases orthodontically treated...
  50. ncbi Patterns of third molar impaction in a group of volunteers in Turkey
    Nur Mollaoglu
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Faculty, University of Gazi, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Oral Investig 6:109-13. 2002
    ..05). There was also a significant difference in retromolar space/third molar crown width ratio (P<0.05)...
  51. ncbi A simple retrieval technique for accidentally displaced mandibular third molars
    Chin Jyh Yeh
    Clinic of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 1, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Lane 303, Chang Sha Street, Taitung, Taiwan, R O C
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:836-7. 2002
  52. ncbi Age as a factor in the complication rate after removal of unerupted/impacted third molars at the time of mandibular sagittal split osteotomy
    Johan P Reyneke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:654-9. 2002
    ..This study was designed to investigate the effect that the presence of an unerupted third molar has on the mandibular sagittal split osteotomy (SSO)...
  53. ncbi Multidisciplinary evaluation and clinical management of mesiodens
    A Giancotti
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 26:233-7. 2002
    ..Successively, orthodontic therapy was done to bring into position the left permanent central incisor, which erupted physiologically, but rotated 90 degrees around along its long axis...
  54. ncbi Image quality of two solid-state and three photostimulable phosphor plate digital panoramic systems, and treatment planning of mandibular third molar removal
    I S Benediktsdottir
    Department of Oral Radiology, Royal Dental College, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 32:39-44. 2003
    ....
  55. ncbi Classification of surgical difficulty in extracting impacted third molars
    H Yuasa
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Central Hospital of Tokai Medical Institute, Aichi, Japan
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:26-31. 2002
    ..The new index has an odds ratio (relative risk) of 62.3 (95% confidence interval, 9.3-415.9), a sensitivity of 0.85 and a specificity of 0.92. We consider that the new index is superior to the conventional Pederson's index...
  56. ncbi Oral hygiene and postoperative pain after mandibular third molar surgery
    M Penarrocha
    Valencia University Medical and Dental School, Spain
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 92:260-4. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between oral hygiene before surgery and pain, inflammation, and trismus after the surgical removal of 190 impacted lower third molars...
  57. ncbi Third molar outcomes from age 18 to 26: findings from a population-based New Zealand longitudinal study
    E Kruger
    Department of Oral Health, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 92:150-5. 2001
    ....
  58. ncbi Is lingual nerve protection necessary for lower third molar germectomy? A prospective study of 300 procedures
    C Chossegros
    Stomatology Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Timone University Hospital Centre, Marseilles, France
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:620-4. 2002
    ..No lingual nerve injury was observed after third molar germectomy regardless of whether or not lingual nerve protection was used. Lingual nerve protection is unnecessary for lower third molar germectomy...
  59. ncbi Prevalence of third molar impaction in orthodontic patients treated nonextraction and with extraction of 4 premolars
    Tae Woo Kim
    Department of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 123:138-45. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that premolar extraction therapy reduces the frequency of third molar impaction because of increased eruption space concomitant with mesial movement of the molars during space closure...
  60. ncbi Patient-maintained sedation for oral surgery using a target-controlled infusion of propofol - a pilot study
    J A Leitch
    Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Glasgow
    Br Dent J 194:43-5. 2003
    ..To assess the safety and efficacy of a new patient-maintained propofol system for conscious sedation in dentistry...
  61. ncbi The surgical removal of mandibular third molars: a study in decision making
    Anwar B Bataineh
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid
    Quintessence Int 33:613-7. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate and analyze the angulation of and the various indications for removal of mandibular third molars in Jordanians as a representative Arab sample...
  62. ncbi Residual periodontal defects distal to the mandibular second molar 6-36 months after impacted third molar extraction
    Kwok Wing Kan
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Periodontol 29:1004-11. 2002
    ..This retrospective study investigated the periodontal conditions distal to mandibular second molars 6-36 months after routine surgical extraction of adjacent impacted third molars...
  63. ncbi Three-dimensional evaluation of a rare case with multiple impacted teeth using CT
    Noriyuki Kitai
    Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 27:117-21. 2003
    ..A detailed description of the positional relationship between each impacted tooth and the neighboring tooth was given using the 3D CT-image.
  64. doi Intractable bimaxillary osteomyelitis in osteopetrosis: review of the literature and current therapy
    Melahat Ogutcen-Toller
    Faculty of Dentistry, Departments of Oral Pathology and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:167-75. 2010
    ..In this article, a case of OP complicated with osteomyelitis of the mandible and the maxilla is presented, and types of OP and treatment options are discussed with a literature review...
  65. ncbi [Combined surgical-orthodontic therapy for compound odontoma]
    Walter Dukic
    Zavod za pedodonciju, Stomatoloski fakultet Sveucilista u Zagrebu, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 61:405-9. 2007
    ..In colclusion, combined operative and orthodontic therapy can be recommended irrespective of the stage of the impacted tooth development because any treatment to precipitate tooth eruption has favorable effects...
  66. ncbi [Late hematogenous infection of prosthetic joint]
    D Jahoda
    I ortopedická klinika 1 LF UK a FN Motol, Praha
    Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech 75:88-92. 2008
    ..with a risk of bacteremia include tooth extraction, surgery on the parodontium, surgical extraction of an impacted tooth, dental implant treatment, procedures in a tooth's apical region, initial application of an orthodontic ..
  67. doi Incidence of symptoms in previously symptom-free impacted lower third molars assessed in general dental practice
    M J Fernandes
    19 Rubislaw Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1XE, UK
    Br Dent J 207:E10; discussion 218-9. 2009
    ..To determine the potential of a pathology-free impacted lower third molar to cause symptoms within a year and whether these symptoms can be linked to clinical characteristics, lifestyle or socio-demographic status...
  68. ncbi Incidence of impacted and supernumerary teeth-a radiographic study in a North Greek population
    Anastasia Fardi
    Department of Dentoalveolar Surgery, Implantology and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 16:e56-61. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of impacted and supernumerary teeth, apart from third molars...
  69. ncbi Postoperative complaints following impacted mandibular third molar surgery in Ile-Ife, Nigeria
    F O Oginni
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
    SADJ 57:264-8. 2002
    ..found between the complaints and patients' age, indication for extraction, impaction type and method of impacted tooth removal...
  70. ncbi Mandibular nerve paresthesia caused by endodontic treatment
    M Mercedes Gallas-Torreira
    Facultad de Medicina y Odontologia, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Med Oral 8:299-303. 2003
    ..The etiology and the treatment of this endodontic complication are described...
  71. doi Evaluation of panoramic radiographs taken at the initial visit at a department of paediatric dentistry
    J I Asaumi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Field of Tumor Biology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 37:340-3. 2008
    ..To examine oral and maxillofacial lesions other than those related to the chief complaint in panoramic radiographs taken at the department of paediatric dentistry at our hospital...
  72. ncbi Dental and minor physical anomalies in children with developmental disorders--a discriminant analysis
    Ilija Skrinjaric
    Department of Pedodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 27:769-78. 2003
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  73. ncbi Epidemiology and aetiology of malocclusion among Syrian paediatric patients
    M Alkilzy
    Department of Preventive and Paediatric Dentistry, Greifswald University, Germany
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 8:131-5. 2007
    ..The knowledge of the distribution and causes of malocclusion in early childhood can prevent such malocclusions and their consequences and possibly to reduce complex orthodontic treatment...
  74. ncbi Bone structure effect on root resorption
    Linda L Otis
    Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 4001 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Orthod Craniofac Res 7:165-77. 2004
    ..To explore if alveolar bone shape and density might promote external apical root resorption...
  75. ncbi Cherubism: clinical evidence and therapy
    Stefan Schultze-Mosgau
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 14:201-6; discussion 207-8. 2003
    ....
  76. ncbi Clinical observations of odontomas in Japanese children: 39 cases including one recurrent case
    M Tomizawa
    Department of Oral Health Science, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    Int J Paediatr Dent 15:37-43. 2005
    ..Recurrence of an odontoma is very rare, but in very young children odontomas are in the early developing stages, containing uncalcified portions, so it is important to perform periodical observations until the succedaneous teeth erupt...
  77. doi Risk factors associated with injury to the inferior alveolar and lingual nerves following third molar surgery-revisited
    Waseem Jerjes
    UCLH Head and Neck Centre, Department of Surgery, University College London Medical School, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 109:335-45. 2010
    ..The effect of this and other factors influencing such prevalence are assessed in this study...
  78. ncbi Ameloblastic fibroma of the mandible. Report of two cases
    Rafael Martín-Granizo López
    Servicio de Cirugia Oral y Maxilofacial, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid
    Med Oral 8:150-3. 2003
    ..in the posterior segments of young patients without gender predilection, and sometimes is associated with an impacted tooth. The classification of the WHO includes it in the subtype of odontogenic tumors with a defined histologic ..
  79. ncbi Haemostatic management of intraoral bleeding in patients with congenital deficiency of alpha2-plasmin inhibitor or plasminogen activator inhibitor-1
    Y Morimoto
    Department of Dental Anesthesiology, Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
    Haemophilia 10:669-74. 2004
    ..Continuous infusion of 1.5 mg kg(-1) h(-1) of tranexamic acid is necessary for impacted tooth extraction requiring gingival incision or removal of local bone.
  80. pmc Multiple impacted teeth: report of 3 cases
    Gurkan Rasit Bayar
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Clinic, Guzelyali Military Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Eur J Dent 2:73-8. 2008
    ..Based on the clinical presentation, radiographic examination and histopathological studies, this paper discusses the differential diagnosis and management of such cases...
  81. doi Paresthesia of the mental nerve stem from periapical infection of mandibular canine tooth: a case report
    Birkan Taha Ozkan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Selcuk, Konya, Turkey
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:e28-31. 2008
    ..The main purpose of this case report is to present the treatment and resolution of a mental nerve paresthesia stemming from apical pathosis of a mandibular canine tooth and the follow-up of 3 years...
  82. doi The incidence of canine transmigration and tooth impaction in a Turkish subpopulation
    Ali Murat Aktan
    Department of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Gaziantep, Malatya, Turkey
    Eur J Orthod 32:575-81. 2010
    ..7 years (range 15-80 years)]. The most frequently impacted tooth was the upper canine followed by the lower canine, lower second premolar, and upper second premolar...
  83. ncbi Hamartomatous proliferations of odontogenic epithelium within the jaws: a potential histogenetic source of intraosseous epithelial odontogenic tumors
    F Ide
    Division of Pathology, Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences, Meikai University School of Dentistry, Saitama, Japan
    J Oral Pathol Med 36:229-35. 2007
    ..Curiously, incipient tumors or possible precursor conditions of residual odontogenic epithelium have rarely been reported in the literature...
  84. ncbi Common dental infections in the primary care setting
    Duc Huu Nguyen
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California at Irvine Family Health Center, Anaheim 92801, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:797-802. 2008
    ..Pericoronitis results when food particles become trapped under the gum of an impacted tooth. This condition can be controlled by removal of food debris and good oral hygiene...
  85. ncbi A retrospective study of some socio-demograhic factors associated with pericoronitis in Nigerians
    P O Ayanbadejo
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
    West Afr J Med 26:302-5. 2007
    Pericoronitis is an infectious disease of the operculum overlying an erupting or semi-impacted tooth particularly the lower third molars...
  86. pmc Isolated Hypoglossal Nerve Palsy due to Infected Impacted Tooth
    Farhan Durrani
    Department of Periodontics and Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Case Report Med 2009:231947. 2009
    ..Removal of the impacted tooth resulted in the improvement of function of the hypoglossal nerve...
  87. ncbi [Investigation of oral health status in freshmen of university students]
    Liang Zhong Li
    Dept of Stomatology, Hospital of Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 27:294-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the oral health status of freshmen of university students and to guide their oral hygiene behaviors...
  88. ncbi Impaction of the central maxillary incisor associated with supernumerary teeth: initial position and spontaneous eruption timing
    Dalia Smailiene
    Clinic of Orthodontics, Kaunas University of Medicine, Luksos Daumanto 6, LT 50106 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Stomatologija 8:103-7. 2006
    ....
  89. ncbi Impacted tooth in mandibular fracture line: treatment with closed reduction
    Timucin Baykul
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Süleymen Demirel University Faculty of Dentistry, Isparta, Turkey
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:289-91. 2004
    ..In some cases, the mandible can be weakened by the presence of an unerupted or impacted tooth. The fate of this tooth in the fracture line and its effects on bone healing remain an important outcome event.
  90. ncbi Holoprosencephaly and cleidocranial dysplasia in a patient due to two position-effect mutations: case report and review of the literature
    B A Fernandez
    Discipline of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NL, Canada
    Clin Genet 68:349-59. 2005
    ..The role of PE mutations in human disease is also reviewed...
  91. ncbi Erupted odontomas: a report of three cases and review of the literature
    Gabriel Serra-Serra
    University of Barcelona Dental School, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 14:E299-303. 2009
    ..In exceptional cases the odontoma erupts into the mouth . The present study reports three cases of odontomas erupted into the oral cavity and reviews the literature...
  92. ncbi Multiple osseous dysplasia arising from impacted teeth: report of a case associated with odontogenic lesions
    Seiji Iida
    The First Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka, Japan
    J Oral Pathol Med 35:402-6. 2006
    ..The findings of multiple OD from incompletely erupted teeth and odontoma in our case may well show that OD can arise from any tooth with periodontal ligaments and that focal OD can show expansive growth like the ossifying fibroma...
  93. ncbi Dental findings and rehabilitation in familial osteodysplasia (Anderson type): a case report
    S Deger
    Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Oral Dis 12:208-12. 2006
    ..Awareness of the syndromal features, especially of spontaneous fractures, would detect the limitations for dental interventions and treatment planning...
  94. doi Pathological changes and immunoexpression of p63 gene in dental follicles of asymptomatic impacted lower third molars: an immunohistochemical study
    Amila Brkic
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 21:854-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the pathologic changes and immunoexpressivity of p63 gene in dental follicles (DFs) of asymptomatic partially and completely impacted lower third molars...
  95. doi Assessment of the anterior maxilla in orthodontic patients using upper anterior occlusal radiographs and dental panoramic tomography: a comparison
    Thomas Peter Witcher
    Specialist Orthodontist, Total Orthodontics, Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 109:765-74. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to establish if dental panoramic tomographic (DPT) radiographs provide a reliable means of assessing the anterior maxilla in new orthodontic patients...
  96. ncbi Unusually large complex odontoma in maxillary sinus associated with unerupted tooth. Report of case and review of literature
    Steven R Singer
    N Y State Dent J 73:51-3. 2007
    An unusual case of a large complex odontoma with an associated impacted tooth is presented. Odontomas are hamartomatous growths of enamel, dentin, cementum and pulp tissue...
  97. ncbi Need for dental treatment following cardiac valve surgery: a clinical study
    Herbert Deppe
    Department of Oral and Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Technical University of Munich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Germany
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 35:293-301. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the long-term need for dental treatment following non-radical treatment modes prior to cardiac valve surgery...
  98. ncbi A case of complex odontoma associated with an impacted lower deciduous second molar and analysis of the 107 odontomas
    M Hisatomi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School, Japan
    Oral Dis 8:100-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this report is to analyze 107 odontomas and to present a case of complex odontoma associated with a lower deciduous second molar...
  99. ncbi Analysis of glycoconjugates in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma
    S Manoharan
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar 608 002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Clin Chim Acta 339:91-6. 2004
    ..Our aim was to examine the levels of glycoconjugates in plasma, erythrocyte membranes and buccal mucosa of healthy subjects and oral cancer patients...
  100. ncbi Amelogenesis imperfecta: multiple impactions associated with odontogenic fibromas (WHO) type
    W F van Heerden
    Medical University of Southern Africa, Medunsa
    J Dent Assoc S Afr 45:467-71. 1990
    ....
  101. ncbi Pathologically significant pericoronal lesions in adults: Histopathologic evaluation
    Alice E Curran
    University of Mississippi School of Dentistry, Jackson, MS, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:613-7; discussion 618. 2002
    ..This study reports the histopathologic diagnoses of a large series of pericoronal lesions in adults submitted to an oral and maxillofacial pathology biopsy service...

Research Grants21

  1. MOLECULAR BASIS OF TOOTH ERUPTION
    Gary Wise; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, because the periodontal ligament (PDL) is derived from the DF, the molecular regulation of osteoclastogenesis by the DF may suggest a similar role for the PDL in regulating alveolar bone loss seen in periodontitis. ..
  2. MOLECULAR BASIS OF TOOTH ERUPTION
    Shaomian Yao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Finally, because the periodontal ligament (PDL) is derived from the DF, the molecular regulation of osteoclastogenesis by the DF may suggest a similar role for the PDL in regulating alveolar bone loss seen in periodontitis. ..
  3. MOLECULAR BASIS OF TOOTH ERUPTION
    Gary Wise; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A molecular approach to induce eruption is a long-term goal. In addition, understanding the molecular basis of bone resorption may aid in determining what factors cause alveolar bone loss such as is seen in periodontitis. ..
  4. CELLULAR BASIS OF TOOTH ERUPTION
    Gary Wise; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Equally attractive, new techniques might be developed in orthodontics once a cellular understanding of tooth eruption is obtained...
  5. MOLECULAR BASIS OF TOOTH ERUPTION
    Gary Wise; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. PATIENT ORIENTED RESEARCH--ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGER
    THOMAS DODSON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This award leverages the PI's skills and talents by providing protected time to mentor additional trainees and to conduct high quality patient-oriented research. ..
  7. Guided Pocket Recolonization (GPR) in Periodontitis
    Marc Quirynen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Clinical data will be collected after 2, 4, 6, 8 and 12 weeks. The results should indicate the possible role for commensal organisms in periodontal disease and subgingival biofilm formation. ..
  8. Clinical and Molecular Evaluation of Cancer Therapy Induced Mucositis
    Sharon Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Demonstration of safety and tolerability will provide a basis to test further this route of administration. Hence, this proposal holds promise for clinical application in a relatively short period. ..