Coronectomy – a safe option for deeply impacted mandibular third molars?


This review of coronectomy for management of impacted mandibular third molars included 14 studies suggesting that it is safe and reliable with a low failure rate (7%).

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Little evidence available on treatments for iatrogenic injury to inferior alveolar or lingual nerves

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The lingual and inferior alveolar nerves are potential at risk of damage during some oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures. Fortunately the majority are temporary, with resolution taking place within 8 weeks.  Injuries of 6 moths or greater are considered permanent and a range of techniques have used.   The aim of this review was to evaluate [read the full story…]