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BACKGROUND Impacted third molar removal is a routine procedure in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is a second generation platelet concentration which is produced by simplified protocol. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of PRF in the healing process by evaluating the changes in pain and swelling after third(More)
Dens invaginatus is a developmental malformation that mostly affects maxillary lateral teeth and mandibular teeth are rarely affected. In this paper a mandibular central incisor with a dens invaginatus is identified as requiring both endodontic and surgical treatment is presented. At one year recall appointment satisfactory clinical and radiographic healing(More)
OBJECTIVES There is no agreement on using inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) block or supraperiosteal infiltration anesthesia during dental implant surgery in the posterior mandibular region. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of supraperiosteal infiltration anesthesia on posterior mandibular region during dental implant surgery. MATERIALS(More)
We report a case of an accidental injection of benzalkonium chloride (zephiran) instead of a local anesthetic agent during a tooth extraction. The sudden development of chin and neck swelling led to dyspnea and the patient lost consciousness. She was sent to an emergency clinic by her dentist immediately. After medical treatment for 20 days, the necrotic(More)
A tooth that fails to erupt into a normal functional position by the time it normally should is considered impacted. Impactions of primary teeth are extremely rare, but when it does occur it usually involves the first and second molar. The purpose of this article is to present a case of a four-year-old patient with an impaction of an inverted primary(More)
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