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CASE REPORT

Surgical Repositioning of a Dilacerated Impacted Incisor

Vivek Kumar Adlakha, Sumir Gandhi, Saroj Chopra

Citation Information : Kumar Adlakha V, Gandhi S, Chopra S. Surgical Repositioning of a Dilacerated Impacted Incisor. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2011; 4 (1):55-58.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1082

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-00-0000


Abstract

Dilaceration is one of the most common complications of trauma to deciduous dentition. The possible causes of dilaceration are trauma and developmental disturbances, while some authors suggest an association with some developmental syndromes. Dilaceration can be seen in both the permanent and deciduous dentition. The present case report describes surgical repositioning of a dilacerated impacted maxillary central incisor in a 9-year-old boy.


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