Eruption of maxillary incisors after surgical removal of supernumerary teeth


Thte review of the percentage of impacted maxillary incisors that successfully erupt after surgical removal of supernumerary teeth included 15 studies. With the exception of one study all were retrospective with meta-analysis indicating a mean eruption success of 57.6% (95%CI; 47.8 to 67.0%). However the certainty of the evidence is very low to low.

[read the full story...]

Interceptive orthodontics: limited evidence available


This review of interceptive orthodontic treatments included 22 studies. However, there were only a small number of studies available for the range of interventions in use. Consequently there is a lack of evidence on whether there is a benefit over and above commencing treatment later.

[read the full story...]