JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.62, no.3, pp.289-291, 2004 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
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Purpose: Most mandibular fractures occur because of blunt trauma. In some cases, the mandible can be weakened by the presence of an unerupted or impacted tooth. The fate of this tooth in the fracture line and its effects on bone healing remain an important outcome event.