Accession Number:

AD0287089

Title:

COMBINED CHISEL - AIR TURBINE TECHNIC FOR IMPACTED MANDIBULAR THIRD MOLAR SURGERY

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SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

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Report Date:

1962-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The chisel and air turbine technics were combined for removal of impacted mandibular third molars. The basic steps are as follows 1 to remove bone with the air turbine 2 to limit use of the mallet and chisel to a single split and to use air turbine for additional sectioning of tooth 3 before tooth is split, to remove bone adjacent to coronal element to be sectioned 4 to use carbide bur on dentin and to use a diamond stone only when dividing tooth involving large segments of enamel. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE