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Impacted maxillary second premolars: a report of four cases
  1. Bhari Sharanesha Manjunatha1,
  2. Shivashankar Chikkaramaiah2,
  3. Pritam Panja1,
  4. Nagesh Koratagere3
  1. 1Basic Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Taif, Al-Hawaiah, Taif Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  2. 2Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, S J M Dental College and Hospital, Chitradurga, India
  3. 3Krupa Dental Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  1. Correspondence to Professor Bhari Sharanesha Manjunatha, drmanju26{at}


Impacted teeth are commonly encountered in clinical practice. Apart from their symptomatic nature and the probable functional disruption they can cause, impacted teeth have the potential to cause more severe and serious problems such as development of dentigerous cysts and other complications due to their proximity to the nasal and oral cavity. In this report, we highlight a series of four cases involving maxillary second premolars, teeth that are not often impacted.

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