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12- AUTO-TRANSPLANTATION OF MAXILLARY IMPACTED CANINE, A CLINICAL STUDY OF 25 CASES

Ali Darweesh Al-Sarraj

Basrah Journal of Surgery مجلة البصرة الجراحية
ISSN: 16833589 Year: 2009 Volume: 15 Issue: 1 Pages: 72-77
Publisher: Basrah University جامعة البصرة

Abstract

Twenty five patients underwent auto-transplantation surgery. Seventeen were females and 8males. Preoperative PA films were taken for each case for localization of impacted canine. Elevenwere palatal impacted and 14 were labially impacted. The technique used is shifting techniqueand OPG. The status of surrounding tissues was evaluated radiographically. No case wasassociated with any pathology and complete mature root formation. The average age of patientsranged from 20 to 35 years. In most of them, there was a retained deciduas teeth.