Primary retention of first permanent mandibular molars in 29 subjects.

  title={Primary retention of first permanent mandibular molars in 29 subjects.},
  author={Signe Hauberg Nielsen and Karin Binner Becktor and Inger M Kjaer},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  volume={28 6},
This study consisted of two parts: the first part describes the aetiology behind primary retention of first permanent mandibular molars by comparing the affected molar region with the contralateral region, and the second the follow-up of the retained molars. The material comprised dental pantomograms from 29 patients (17 males and 12 females; aged 6 years 2 months to 12 years 5 months) which were sent by Danish public dental clinics to the Department of Orthodontics at Copenhagen Dental School… CONTINUE READING

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