J Dentofacial Anom Orthod
Volume 18, Number 4, 2015
|Number of page(s)||16|
|Published online||23 April 2018|
Eruption abnormalities in permanent molars: differential diagnosis and radiographic exploration
Dental surgeon, DFO specialist
2 Dental surgeon
Address for correspondence: Julia Cohen-Lévy, 255, Rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 Paris, E-mail: email@example.com
Accepted: 27 November 2014
Abnormalities of permanent molar eruption are relatively rare, and particularly difficult to deal with,. Diagnosis is founded mainly on radiographs, the systematic analysis of which is detailed here. Necessary terms such as non-eruption, impaction, embedding, primary failure of eruption and ankylosis are defined and situated in their clinical context, illustrated by typical cases.
Key words: Molars / impaction / primary failure of eruption (PFE) / dilaceration / ankylosis
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