Surgical management of impacted teeth using three-dimensional computed tomography.

@article{Costa2011SurgicalMO,
  title={Surgical management of impacted teeth using three-dimensional computed tomography.},
  author={F{\'a}bio Edir dos Santos Costa and Alexandre Bellotti and Gustavo Jacobucci Farah and Aparecido N{\'e}ri Daniel and Edevaldo Tadeu Camarini and Ana Carulina Rezende de Moraes Ferreira},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={2344-7}
}
The surgical removal of impacted, supernumerary, or ectopic teeth is a routine procedure to the dental surgeon. Because any and all surgical interventions involve anatomic considerations that predispose the patient to a high risk of incidents or complications, it is absolutely necessary to precisely determine the location of the enclosed teeth, to better plan the procedure. Even though the conventional radiographic techniques are commonly used to detect the presence of such teeth, they can… CONTINUE READING