Legal implications of third molar removal.

  title={Legal implications of third molar removal.},
  author={James R. Hupp},
  journal={Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America},
  volume={19 1},
          129-36, viii
  • James R. Hupp
  • Published 2007 in
    Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North…
This article focuses on legal ramifications inherent in the management of impacted teeth. The initial section explores the potential problems associated with the care of impacted teeth that makes such treatment clinically challenging and legally risky. The next section discusses means of preventing or mitigating the injuries that can occur during or after impaction surgery. The final sections cover various strategies to consider should a problem occur or legal action seem imminent. 

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