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Intentional Replantation of Impacted Maxillary Permanent Central Incisor Associated with Compound Odontoma -A Case Report

Shankar Narayan G, Sripal R, Veni Ashok B, Venkatesan SM, Indra R

Keywords : compound odontome, impacted central incisor,intentional replantation

Citation Information : G SN, R S, B VA, SM V, R I. Intentional Replantation of Impacted Maxillary Permanent Central Incisor Associated with Compound Odontoma -A Case Report. 2012; 2 (2):51-55.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-2-2-51

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Knowledge of the normal tooth eruption pattern is essential for the identification and appropriate treatment of missing teeth. A delay between the exfoliation of a deciduous tooth and the eruption ofits permanent successor may be related to a disorder known as dental retention. A case of compound odontoma that had caused delayed eruption of a maxillary central incisor is presented here. The odontoma, a collection of multiple tooth-like structures, was surgically removed and the impacted incisor was replanted in its position with composite resin splint. The healing was uneventful.


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