Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2011, vol. 17, book 2
Subject Collection:Oral and Dental Medicine
Page: 120 - 125
Online date: September 15, 2011
J of IMAB 2011; 17(2):120-125
INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH IN THE TREATMENT OF IMPACTED CANINES - review and a case report
Svetlana Yordanova1, Hristina Lalabonova2, Miroslava Yordanova1
1) Department of Orthodontics, 2) Oral surgery department, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University - Plovdiv, Bulgaria
The successful management of severely impacted maxillary canine requires close cooperation of an orthodontist, an oral surgeon, a radiologist a periodontist and a prosthodontist.
The present report reviews the literature on diagnosis on treatment and management of impacted maxillary canines and presents the interdisciplinary and individual approach to a 14 year-old patient with severely impacted upper right canine.
Extraction of permanent impacted maxillary canine is not a routine method, but it is sometimes a good and inevitable choice. A beautiful smile and functional occlusion can be achieved in the absence of the canine and by the rest of the available teeth.
Key words: impacted maxillary canine, extraction, management of impacted canine.
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Please cite this article as: Yordanova S, Lalabonova Hr. Yordanova M. INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH IN THE TREATMENT OF IMPACTED CANINES - review and a case report. J of IMAB 2011; 17(2):120-125. doi: 10.5272/jimab.2011172.120
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