Radiographic and clinical manifestations of the impacted mandibular third molar.


Observations were made on 200 impacted mandibular third molars that were removed from 200 unselected patients under local anesthesia. Sixty percent of the teeth were found to be in apparent relationship with the inferior dental canal: 19 % in true relationship and 41 % in superimposition. The vertical impacted molars were mainly found to be in true… (More)