Healing following GTR treatment of bone defects distal to mandibular 2nd molars after surgical removal of impacted 3rd molars.

@article{Karapataki2000HealingFG,
  title={Healing following GTR treatment of bone defects distal to mandibular 2nd molars after surgical removal of impacted 3rd molars.},
  author={S Karapataki and Anders Hugoson and Christina Kugelberg},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2000},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={325-32}
}
AIM The purpose of this study was to study the healing, following guided tissue regeneration (GTR) treatment, of bone defects distal to mandibular 2nd molars (M2s) after surgical removal of impacted mesioangularly or horizontally inclined third molars (M3s) in patients > or = 25 years. METHOD 20 patients with bilateral soft tissue impacted M3s were included in the split-mouth study. The 2 sites to be treated in each patient were randomised before the 1st operation as to which would undergo… CONTINUE READING