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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 52-53

Kissing molars: An unusual unexpected impaction


Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Rohan Mascarenhas
Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Yenepoya University, Mangalore-575 018, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/2321-4848.113570

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Impacted molars have been widely reported. However, kissing molars is a rare finding which refers to impacted molars which have occlusal surfaces contacting each other in a single follicular space and roots pointing in opposite directions as reported in this case. This is the second case of kissing molars involving third and fourth molar and the only case fulfilling the criteria of kissing molars.


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