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Table 2 ‘Do you consider the prophylactic extraction of the upper/lower third molar useful to prevent anterior dental crowding?’

From: Third molars and dental crowding: different opinions of orthodontists and oral surgeons among Italian practitioners

  Orthodontists Oral surgeons
Maxilla, P = 0.28   
Yes 10 (10.3%) 11 (15.9%)
No 87 (89.7%) 58 (84.1%)
Mandible, P = 0.56   
Yes 40 (41.2%) 26 (36.8%)
No 57 (58.8%) 43 (63.2%)