Autogenous Tooth Transplantation as a Treatment Option
Ankita Chugh, Rashmi Aggarwal, Vinay Kumar Chugh, Puneet Wadhwa, Munish Kohli
Autotransplant, Tooth transplantation
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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.
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Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
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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