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J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2006 Jun;24(2):100-3.

Surgical and orthodontic treatment of an impacted permanent central incisor: a case report.

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Dept. of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashatra, India.


Although impaction of a permanent tooth is rarely diagnosed during the mixed dentition period, an impacted central incisor is usually diagnosed accurately when there is delay in the eruption of tooth. In this article, the impacted incisor was moved into it's proper position with surgical exposure and orthodontic traction, after which it showed good stability.

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