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Management of Unerupted Maxillary Deciduous Central Incisor: A Case Report

Karam Abu Shakra

Keywords : Eruption, Primary incisor, Fibroma

Citation Information : Shakra KA. Management of Unerupted Maxillary Deciduous Central Incisor: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014; 7 (1):58-60.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1236

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-10-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


Failure of eruption of primary teeth can be considered rare, especially in maxillary anterior teeth. The problem can be either mechanical obstruction of eruption or a failure of the eruption mechanism. This case report presents failure of eruption of the maxillary right deciduous central incisor in a 4-year-old girl. The unerupted primary tooth was removed surgically. The histological finding revealed fibroma with reactive giant cells. Periodic follow-up visits were advised to monitor the developing dentition and to ensure enough space for the permanent incisor. How to cite this article: Shakra KA. Management of Unerupted Maxillary Deciduous Central Incisor: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014;7(1):58-60.

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