Pathologic changes associated with the angulation of impacted mandibular third molars.

  • L S Litonjua
  • Published 1997 in The Journal of the Philippine Dental Association


A nine-month clinical and radiographic survey was done on 337 impacted mandibular third molar hospital cases to determine the incidence of caries, alveolar bone loss, and adjacent tooth material loss and the relation of the angulation of the third molar. Sixty percent of the cases was affected by any one of the three pathologic changes; however… (More)


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