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Volume 33 , Issue 4
July/August 2013

Pages 477481

Use of the Piezosurgery Technique for Cutting Bones in the Autotransplantation of Unerupted Third Molars

Rafał Koszowski, DDS, PhD/Tadeusz Morawiec, DDS, PhD/Anna Bubiłek-Bogacz, DDS, PhD

PMID: 23820707
DOI: 10.11607/prd.0678

Autotransplantation is a well-known method used in oral surgery. However, risk of failure, most commonly resulting from root resorption of the transplanted tooth or ankylosis, is quite high. Piezosurgery with specific device tip vibration frequencies enables selective tissue cutting, and therefore, tooth buds or teeth can easily be removed from bones with little injury to periodontal fibers or bud follicles. (Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 2013;33:477481. doi: 10.11607/prd.0678)

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