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Table 3 ‘Do you think that the eruption of upper/lower third molar is able to create anterior dental crowding?’

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

  Orthodontists Oral surgeons
  <45 years >45 years <45 years >45 years
Maxilla     
Yes 6 (16.2%) 11 (18.6%) 2 (7.1%) 9 (22.5%)
No 31 (87.8%) 48 (81.4%) 26 (92.9%) 31 (77.5%)
Mandible     
Yes 17 (45.9%) 17 (41.5%) 8 (28.6%) 17 (41.5%)
No 20 (54.1%) 24 (58.5%) 20 (71.4%) 24 (58.5%)
  1. Answers according to age groups, P > 0.05.