Surgical-orthodontic management of dental impaction.

@article{Bourzgui2009SurgicalorthodonticMO,
  title={Surgical-orthodontic management of dental impaction.},
  author={Farid Bourzgui and Siham Belhaj and Hind Tazi and Mouna Hamza and Mohamed Mokrane Khazana},
  journal={International orthodontics},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={257-67}
}
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to assess the management of impacted teeth using surgical-orthodontic techniques at a dental treatment centre in Casablanca and to suggest strategies designed to enhance treatment of dental impaction. MATERIALS AND METHODS The sample comprised 30 patients represented by their clinical files (mean age: 17 years; standard deviation: 8.141). RESULTS Impaction most often involved a single tooth (56.7%), generally the upper canine (66%). The location was… CONTINUE READING