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Autogenous Tooth Transplantation as a Treatment Option

Ankita Chugh, Rashmi Aggarwal, Vinay Kumar Chugh, Puneet Wadhwa, Munish Kohli

Keywords : Autotransplant, Tooth transplantation

Citation Information : Chugh A, Aggarwal R, Kumar Chugh V, Wadhwa P, Kohli M. Autogenous Tooth Transplantation as a Treatment Option. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2012; 5 (1):87-92.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1142

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Autogenous tooth transplantation is the surgical movement of a tooth from one location in the mouth to another in the same individual. Though done for years but it has achieved variable success rates. Although the indications for autotransplantation are narrow, careful patient selection coupled with an appropriate technique can lead to exceptional esthetic and functional results. This article discusses the reviews of previous works done and highlights the criteria and factors influencing the success of autotransplant along with reports of two cases of transplantation of impacted and malposed canine.


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