Rare Occurrence of the Left Maxillary Horizontal Third Molar Impaction, the Right Maxillary Third Molar Vertical Impaction and the Left Mandibular Third Molar Vertical Impaction with Inferior Alveolar Nerve Proximity in a 30 Year Old Female A Case Report

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Karthik Shunmugavelu


BACKGROUND: A combination of horizontal and verticalthird molar impaction is a rare occurrence.When the tooth isunable to erupt to its proper position and fail to achieve anormal occlusion, it is known as impacted tooth.CASE DETAILS: In this scientific article, case report of a femalepatient aged 30 years reported with acombination of horizontallyand vertically impacted third molars in the maxilla and mandiblehas been presented. The treatment included surgical removal ofthe impacted teeth without any damage to underlyingstructures.CONCLUSION: Horizontal impaction of left maxillary thirdmolar,vertical impaction of right maxillary third molar and leftmandibular third molar is a rare occurrence. If symptomatic,surgical removal has to be planned as earlier as possible ratherthan late complications.

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Karthik Shunmugavelu, Tamilnadu, India

Mercy Multispeciality Dental Centre