Saturday, September 17, 2011
11:30AM - 1:00PM
Ray P. White, Jr. , DDS, PhD
Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
UNC School of Dentistry
Chapel Hill, NC
Third molar clinical studies were initiated because of the scarcity of published scientific data on the incidence of pathology associated with retained third molars, and on outcomes after third molar surgery. These targeted studies focused in three areas: 1. analyses of outcomes with subjects who retained third molars; 2. analyses of the impact of third molar surgery on the subjects’ quality of life; and.3. analyses of third molar data from population and clinical studies conducted for other purposes.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to: