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sdj-10018

Management of impacted permanent maxillary incisors caused by supernumerary tooth: Case report

Anwar A. Amin and Zhwan J. Rashid

College of Dentistry, University of Sulaimani


DOI: https://doi.org/10.17656/sdj.10018

Abstract

Purpose: Improving patient's esthetic and appearance due to impacted upper right incisors caused by impacted supernumerary tooth by moving them in to their proper position within the dental arch. 

Methods:
Surgical exposure and open tooth eruption technique with fixed orthodontic appliance have been used.

Principal findings:
Treating impacted maxillary incisors with immediate esthetic improvement.

Conclusion:
Impacted maxillary incisors could be treated using surgical exposure and open tooth eruption technique with acceptable gingival contour.

Keywords: Impacted canine, Impacted incisor, supernumerary tooth

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