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Impacted deciduous 2nd molar and impacted 2nd premolar in child. When to refer? Who do I refer to?


I wanted to share the story of this patient- I think he was about 9 years old when he saw me. The main problem was the impaction of tooth 35. Prior to this, he had seen an oral surgeon who concluded the risks of damaging the tooth 35 developing tooth bud from extracting the 75 was too high and it was best waiting. His dentist had then advised he see an orthodontist.

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