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Management of Ectopically Erupting Maxillary Incisors: A Case Series

Kotumachagi Sangappa Suresh, HL Uma, J Nagarathna, Pravin Kumar

Keywords : Ectopic tooth, Eruption disturbances, Fixed orthodontics

Citation Information : Suresh KS, Uma H, Nagarathna J, Kumar P. Management of Ectopically Erupting Maxillary Incisors: A Case Series. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2015; 8 (3):227-233.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1319

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Eruption disturbances related to the position include ectopic eruption and transpositions. The occurrence of ectopic eruption is most commonly associated with maxillary incisors. The normal eruption, position and morphology of these teeth are crucial to craniofacial development, facial esthetics as well as phonetics. It is essential that the clinicians have thorough knowledge of the eruption disturbances in order to make an appropriate, as well as timely intervention, as dictated by the complexity of the problem. How to cite this article: Suresh KS, Uma HL, Nagarathna J, Kumar P. Management of Ectopically Erupting Maxillary Incisors: A Case Series. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2015;8(3):227-233.

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