"Tooth, Impacted" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A tooth that is prevented from erupting by a physical barrier, usually other teeth. Impaction may also result from orientation of the tooth in an other than vertical position in the periodontal structures.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tooth, Impacted" by people in Profiles.
Patient morbidity among residents extracting third molars: does experience matter? Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2018 05; 125(5):415-422.
Characteristics of Supernumerary Teeth in Nonsyndromic Population in an Urban Dental School Setting. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 May; 76(5):933-938.
Use of panoramic x-ray to determine position of impacted maxillary canines. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 May; 68(5):996-1000.
Radiographic proximity of the mandibular third molar to the inferior alveolar canal. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2005 Nov; 100(5):545-9.