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Extraction the first permanent molar with poor prognosis in mixed dentition period

Author(s): Seraj B

Journal: Journal of Dental Medicine
ISSN 1024-641X

Volume: 14;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 65;
Date: 2002;
Original page

Keywords: Early extraction of first permanent molar | Balancing extraction | Compensatory extraction

Whenever the first permanent molar is extracted or its long- term prognosis is poor, before taking any steps, a full clinical and radiographic evaluation associated with patient's dental models investigation is necessary to determine the following cases:"nThe quality and quantity of dentition, teeth missing, occlusion, buds position, orthodontic problems, the level of parents and patient cooperation for future long term orthodontic treatment and finally patient's oral hygiene. On the basis of this information, a decision is taken about the first permanent molar extraction with poor prognosis, either of balancing or compensatory type, especially when future orthodontic treatment is improbable. The aim of this article is to explain the principles of time and sequence of first permanent molar extraction.

Tango Jona
Tangokurs Rapperswil-Jona

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