Radiographic study of the positional changes and eruption of impacted third molars in young adults of an Asian Indian population.

@article{Sandhu2008RadiographicSO,
  title={Radiographic study of the positional changes and eruption of impacted third molars in young adults of an Asian Indian population.},
  author={Sumeet Sandhu and Tejinder Kaur},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2008},
  volume={66 8},
  pages={1617-24}
}
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to assess changes in the angular position and eruption status of third molars in students of an Asian Indian population during a 4-year follow-up period. PATIENTS AND METHODS The series consisted of 43 students (11 males, 32 females). Standardized panoramic radiographs were taken at baseline (mean age, 19.1 +/- 0.7 years) and at the end of study (mean age 23.1 +/- 0.7 years). Angulation and degree of impaction of third molars were determined by their sagittal… CONTINUE READING

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