Suffocated Maxillary Central Incisors (Surgical and Orthodontic Management): A Report of Two Cases

Authors

  • Dr. Barun Kumar Sah Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu
  • Dr. Jamal Giri College of Dental Surgery, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • Dr. Bandana Koirala B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • Dr. Mamta Dali B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • Dr. Sneha Shrestha B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/ojn.v11i1.39089

Keywords:

Delayed eruption, impacted incisor, orthodontic traction, surgical exposure, supernumerary teeth

Abstract

Clinically, supernumerary teeth are able to cause different local disorders and the most common one is impaction of maxillary incisors. Impacted maxillary incisors substantially affect esthetics, function, and self‑esteem of patients. Impaction of maxillary permanent incisor is a rare clinical entity in dental practice. Although impaction of a permanent tooth is rarely diagnosed during the mixed dentition period, an impacted central incisor is usually diagnosed accurately when there is delay in the eruption of tooth. Multiple treatment options are available for impacted incisors. Surgical-orthodontic treatment is one of the alternative option for the correction. Early diagnosis and management of supernumer¬ary teeth is important to prevent the need for more complex surgical and orthodontic treatment. Here, we present a report of two cases of impacted maxillary incisors and its management

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Author Biographies

Dr. Barun Kumar Sah, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu

Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Assistant Professor

Dr. Jamal Giri, College of Dental Surgery, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan

Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Associate Professor

Dr. Bandana Koirala, B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Professor 

Dr. Mamta Dali, B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Associate Professor

Dr. Sneha Shrestha, B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Assistant Professor

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Published

2021-08-16

How to Cite

Sah, B. K., Giri, J. ., Koirala, B. ., Dali, M. ., & Shrestha, S. . (2021). Suffocated Maxillary Central Incisors (Surgical and Orthodontic Management): A Report of Two Cases. Orthodontic Journal of Nepal, 11(1), 55–60. https://doi.org/10.3126/ojn.v11i1.39089

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Case Reports