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Quintessence International



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Quintessence Int 42 (2011), No. 1     14. Dec. 2010
Quintessence Int 42 (2011), No. 1  (14.12.2010)

Page 25-28, PubMed:21206930

Surgical repositioning of the impacted immature maxillary central incisor
Choi, Sung Chul / Park, Jae Hong / Kwon, Young-Dae / Yoo, Eun Kyu / Yoo, Jung Eun
Surgical repositioning is a treatment option for an impacted tooth with root dilaceration in an inverted position. In this case report, surgical repositioning of an abnormally impacted and labially dilacerated maxillary right central incisor is described. The impacted and dilacerated maxillary incisor was surgically repositioned in the early root development period and erupted into proper position with normal root development during a 2-year follow-up period.

Keywords: impacted tooth, open apex, repositioning