Orthodontic Management of a Horizontal Impacted Maxillary Permanent Incisor

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences,2015,5,4,1362-1365.
Published:December 2015
Type:Case Report
Author(s) affiliations:

Sanjeev Datana1*, SM Londhe1, Prasanna Kumar2, Abhijeet Kadu1

1Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Army Dental Centre, (Research and Referral), New Delhi, India.

2Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, AFMC, Pune, India.


Missing/impacted central incisors causes' severe esthetic concern for patients and parents and require sound diagnosis and treatment planning for its correction. The aim of this case report is to describe the correction of a horizontally impacted maxillary central incisor high in the alveolar bone through surgical exposure and guidance by orthodontic treatment. The impacted tooth was successfully guided in to occlusion without jeopardizing its vitality or morphology.

Pre treatment Lateral Cephalogram