Korean J Orthod.  1999 Feb;29(1):129-136.

Orthodontic treatment of molar teeth impacted by local factors

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  • 1Department of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, Pusan Nationali University, Korea.

Abstract

Etiologies of the molar teeth impaction are cyst, supernumerary teeth, ankylosis by replacement by replacement resorption, abnormal eruptive path. improper orthodontic treatment, etc. If the impacted teeth were untreated, the sequallae was as follows : loss of occlusal function, loss of permanent tooth, extrusion of opposite tooth, root resorption of adjacent teeth. The most important factor solution of impacted teeth is treatment timing & proper application of orthodontic forces.

Keyword

molar impaction

MeSH Terms

Ankylosis
Molar*
Root Resorption
Tooth*
Tooth, Impacted
Tooth, Supernumerary
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