Bone regeneration after surgical repositioning of impacted mandibular second molars: a case report.

@article{Shipper2003BoneRA,
  title={Bone regeneration after surgical repositioning of impacted mandibular second molars: a case report.},
  author={Guy Shipper and George Thomadakis},
  journal={Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={109-14}
}
A case is presented where the mesially impacted mandibular second molar teeth were surgically uprighted in an 11-year-old female patient. Bone regeneration is shown in the areas occupied by the impacted second molars with maturation of bone and cortication of the crest of the alveolar bone. The probing depths are also normal with no residual bony defects. This healing was achieved with no bone grafting procedure, emphasizing two important factors: to prevent/minimize any trauma to the tissues… CONTINUE READING