Year: 2017 | Month: June | Volume: 7 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 351-354
Management of Impacted Central Incisors Due to Supernumerary Teeth
Dr. M. N. Padmini1*, Dr. Nausheer Ahmed1*, P. K. Umadevi2*, T. Lakshmi2*, Dr. Prema Suresha1**
1Associate Professor, 2Post Graduate Student,
*Dept. of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, **Dept. of Prosthodontics and Implantology,
Government Dental College and Research Institute, Bangalore, Karnataka- 560002, India
Corresponding Author: Dr. M. N. Padmini
Multiple impacted teeth is a condition which often requires a multidisciplinary management. This case report describes orthodontic treatment that required surgical exposure of multiple impacted permanent teeth as well as extraction of supernumerary teeth followed by ligation and traction of impacted teeth in to the oral cavity. The treatment was completed with a significantly improved functional and aesthetic result.
Key words: Impacted maxillary central incisors, Supernumerary teeth, Surgical exposure, Orthodontic traction.