Pathologic changes in soft tissues associated with asymptomatic impacted third molars.

@article{Yildirim2008PathologicCI,
  title={Pathologic changes in soft tissues associated with asymptomatic impacted third molars.},
  author={G{\"u}ls{\"u}n Yildirim and Hanife Ataoğlu and Ahmet Mihmanli and Dilek Kiziloḡlu and Mustafa Cihat Avunduk},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2008},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={14-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the need for routine removal of asymptomatic impacted third molars under the prophylactic indication, based on the incidence of pathologic changes. The frequency and type of pathologic conditions associated with impacted third molars were also evaluated. STUDY DESIGN One hundred twenty impacted third molar dental follicles were submitted for histopathologic examination. The association between dental follicles and pathologic changes, age, gender… CONTINUE READING