"Tooth, Impacted" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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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.
Bouloux GF, Steed MB, Perciaccante VJ. Complications of third molar surgery. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2007 Feb; 19(1):117-28, vii.
Windhorn RJ, Cuenin MF. An implant versus a conventional fixed prosthesis: a case report. Gen Dent. 2007 Jan-Feb; 55(1):44-7.
Hall J, Johnston KA, McPhillips JP, Barnes SD, Elston DM. Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome in a black child. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1998 Feb; 38(2 Pt 2):363-5.