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IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research


Orthodontic-surgical management of impacted maxillary central incisor


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Author Details: Ashish Kumar, Amit Nagar, Pradeep Tandon

Volume : 3

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2455-6785

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Article First Page : 56

Article End Page : 58


Abstract

Maxillary incisors and canine, often referred to as the social six are most prominent teeth in an individual's teeth. Impaction of maxillary central incisors are less frequently than third molars and canines because of several contributing factors. Treatment of impacted teeth requires a combined orthodontic and surgical perspective. In the presented case we have used Closed-eruption technique combined with alteration in biomechanics and this had resulted in good long-term esthetic results.

Keywords:
Maxillary incisor; Impaction; Closed eruption technique; Modified biomechanics