Iatrogenic mandibular fractures following removal of impacted third molars: an analysis of 130 cases

Abstract

Immediate and late mandibular fractures are a rare complication of third molar removal. We analysed 130 cases of mandibular fractures following removal of impacted third molars reported in the literature, including four managed in the maxillofacial unit and identified potential risk factors. Its occurrence is likely to be multi-factorial, with age, gender… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2012.135

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