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Volume 2009 |Article ID 821857 | 3 pages | https://doi.org/10.3814/2009/821857

Mandibular Premolar Impaction

Received29 Sep 2008
Accepted18 Feb 2009
Published11 Mar 2009

Abstract

Literature specific to impacted premolars is not extensive despite the fact that mandibular 2nd premolars alone account for 2.4% of dental impactions. The purpose of this paper is to describe the radical approach (extraction) of a transversally impacted 2nd premolar in the mandible through a lingual approach due to its peculiar position presuming it will contribute toward the literature regarding impacted mandible premolars.

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Copyright © 2009 Vimal Kalia and Manmeet Aneja. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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