J Dentofacial Anom Orthod
Volume 18, Number 4, 2015
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Published online||06 August 2018|
Retained second molars: therapeutic approach
Dental surgeon, CECSMO 4 Paris VII, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital Group
2 Dentofacial Orthopedics Dept., Paris, France
3 Laboratory of Molecular Oral Pathophysiology, INSERM UMR 1138, Paris, France
4 Faculty of Odontology, University of Antioquia, Colombia
Address for correspondence: Juliette Vexiau – CECSMO4 Pitié-Sapêtrière, Bâtiment d’Odonto-Stomatologie 47-83 Boulevard de l’Hôpital 75013 Paris, France. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 1 June 2015
Second molar eruption abnormalities are quite rare, and thus there is no precise consensus protocol for their setting. Several therapeutic solutions will be presented here: purely orthodontic, or associating orthodontics and surgery.
Key words: Permanent second molar / primary failure of eruption / mechanical failure of eruption / treatment of retained molars
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