EXTRACTION OF ECTOPIC MAXILLAR THIRD MOLARS AFTER CONE BEAM COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SURGICAL PLANNING: A CASE REPORT

  • Riste Brzakov Faculty of Medical Sciences, Dental medicine, University "Goce Delcev", Stip, R.of North Macedonia
  • Bruno Nikolovski University Dental Clinical Centre St. Pantelejmon, Skopje, R.of North Macedonia
  • Vera Nikolovska Radojkova Faculty of dentistry, University Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, R.of North Macedonia
  • Cena Dimova Faculty of Medical Sciences, Dental medicine, University "Goce Delcev", Stip, R.of North Macedonia

Abstract

Intraoperative imaging is increasingly used by surgeons and has become an integral part of many surgical procedures. Ectopically impacted third molars in the upper jaw, become a common developmental abnormality. Surgical planning of a case with bilaterally impacted maxillary teeth by using cone beam computed tomography is presented. The 3D model provide valuable information for improved diagnosis and treatment plan and ultimately results in more successful treatment, as in the present case. The surgeon, knowing the precise location of the tooth and shape of roots in all projections would reduce the invasiveness of surgery. This report describes a case of impacted upper wisdom teeth without any associated pathologic condition.


Keywords: Third Molar; Ectopic Molar, Maxillary Sinus; Headache; Cone Beam Computed Tomography

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Published
2021-03-30
How to Cite
BRZAKOV, Riste et al. EXTRACTION OF ECTOPIC MAXILLAR THIRD MOLARS AFTER CONE BEAM COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SURGICAL PLANNING: A CASE REPORT. Journal of Morphological Sciences, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 113-117, mar. 2021. ISSN 2545-4706. Available at: <https://jms.mk/jms/article/view/196>. Date accessed: 19 may 2021.
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