Summary: Failure of eruption of permanent teeth (tooth impaction) represents a common, but as yet largely unexplored, problem with regard to proper treatment and prevention. This condition affects almost 20% of the population. Thus, the third molar impaction problem alone represents the second most expensive medico-dental surgical problem in the United States. Apart from that, the sequelae of surgical removal of third molars (that is, dental nerve damage) are the most frequent complaints in d ...show moreental litigation in the United States.
This book includes manifold aspects of tooth impactions such as etiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all types of tooth impactions. The treatment aspect is illustrated by step-by-step color illustrations of all aspects of the surgical procedure. ...show less