Case Report

Surgical management of impacted mandibular premolar

Orsola Brucoli, Eleonora Rivetti, Paolo Boffano

Orsola Brucoli
Private Practice, Novara, Italy

Eleonora Rivetti
Private Practice, Novara, Italy

Paolo Boffano
Private Practice, Novara, Italy. Email: paolo.boffano@gmail.com
Online First: December 01, 2021 | Cite this Article
Brucoli, O., Rivetti, E., Boffano, P. 2021. Surgical management of impacted mandibular premolar. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science 6(3): 204-206. DOI:10.15562/jdmfs.v6i3.1273


The impaction of mandibular premolars is a challenging complication in tooth eruption. The arrested eruption of the lower premolars can determine disturbances of mastication and aesthetics. Moreover, the frequent tight relationship between the impacted premolar and the inferior alveolar nerve makes the management of this condition extremely difficult. In this article, we report the management and the outcome of the surgical treatment of an unusual case of impacted mandibular premolar.

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