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Quintessence Int 48 (2017), No. 7     21. June 2017
Quintessence Int 48 (2017), No. 7  (21.06.2017)

Page 563-567, doi:10.3290/j.qi.a38270, PubMed:28512653

Simplified technique for easy extraction of impacted supernumerary teeth using guided surgery
Nam, Ok Hyung / Lee, Hyeonjong / Kim, Mi Sun / Lee, Hyo-Seol / Choi, Sung Chul
Most mesiodens remain impacted and can affect the growth and development of adjacent permanent teeth. Impacted mesiodens are usually located in an intraosseous position associated with complicated anatomical structures, necessitating minimally invasive surgical approaches. This article demonstrates a simple customized surgical stent for extraction of impacted mesiodens. Its use and advantages are described.

Keywords: cone beam computed tomography, mesiodens, supernumerary tooth, surgical stent
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