Managing second molars.

  title={Managing second molars.},
  author={Earl Johnson},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  volume={140 2},
Second molars can create great delays in orthodontic treatment if they are not managed intelligently. The purpose of this article was to describe common torque and position problems of the second molars and techniques for managing them. A simple technique for freeing mesially impacted second molars is presented.