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OBJECTIVES In this retrospective study, we measured the relationship between the presences of impacted or unerupted teeth in the mandible and mandibular fractures. METHODS The records and radiographs of 41 patients with mandibular fracture associated with impacted or unerupted teeth were examined. The presence of impacted or unerupted teeth were assessed(More)
PURPOSE To detect predominant bacteria associated with radicular cysts and discuss in light of the literature. MATERIAL AND METHODS Clinical materials were obtained from 35 radicular cysts by aspiration. Cultures were made from clinical materials by modern laboratory techniques, they underwent microbiologic analysis. RESULTS The following are(More)
BACKGROUND The term "Defensive" medicine was coined in the early 1970's and has been an important topic of scientific investigation and professional debate ever since. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics of defensive medicine, its reasons, and the extent to which it is practiced in the Turkish health care system. This is(More)
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