Coronectomy of the lower third molar is safe within the first 3 years.

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PURPOSE There is no long-term evaluation on the safety of coronectomy of the lower third molar. The aim of this study was to investigate the 3-year morbidity of coronectomy of the lower third molars and to monitor the behavior and migration pattern of the retained roots after coronectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a prospective cohort study. Patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2011.12.029

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@article{Leung2012CoronectomyOT, title={Coronectomy of the lower third molar is safe within the first 3 years.}, author={Yiu Yan Leung and Lim Kwong Cheung}, journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons}, year={2012}, volume={70 7}, pages={1515-22} }