New edition of the Cochrane Library is out today!

The latest edition of the Cochrane Library has been published and features an updated review from the Cochrane Oral Health Group:

Review update: Surgical removal versus retention for the management of asymptomatic impacted wisdom teeth
by Theodorus (Dirk) G Mettes, Hossein Ghaeminia, Marloes EL Nienhuijs, John Perry, Wil JM van der Sanden, Alphons Plasschaert

This is an update of a Cochrane review, a new search was conducted and the conclusions changed as a result.  One trial was included, showing no evidence that the removal of asymptomatic wisdom teeth has an effect on tooth crowding.

Other highlights of the Cochrane Library, Issue 6 for 2012 include: