Case Series
Volume 17 Issue 5 - 2018
Surgical Treatment Options for Impacted Maxillary Incisors
Katherine Landeta Morales1*, Fernando De la Iglesia2, Javier Moyano3, Álvaro de la Iglesia5 and Andreu Puigdollers4
1Postgraduate Student Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedics Graduated Program, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Sant Cugat del Vallés, Spain
2Associated Professor, Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedics Graduate Program, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Sant Cugat del Vallés, Spain
3Associated Professor, Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedics Graduate Program, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Sant Cugat del Vallé, and Private Practice in Barcelona, Spain
4Director of Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedics Graduate Program, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Sant Cugat del Vallés and Private Practice in Barcelona, Spain
5Department of Implants and Oral surgery, University Inrernacional of Catalunya
*Corresponding Author: Katherine Landeta Morales, Postgraduate Student Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedics Graduated Program, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Sant Cugat del Vallés, Spain.
Received: April 06, 2018; Published: April 18, 2018
Citation: Katherine Landeta Morales., et al. “Surgical Treatment Options for Impacted Maxillary Incisors”. EC Dental Science 17.5 (2018): 525-532.
Abstract
Introduction: A correct diagnosis is essential in order to obtain an excellent aesthetic and functional result in a case of impacted incisors. The correct pondering of the different clinical data, such as age, positioning of the tooth in the alveolus as well as the quality and health of the periodontum, are fundamental in order to guide the correct treatment in each case. There are different types of surgical approaches and the technique to be chosen (gingivectomy, apically positioned flap or closed eruption ) will depend on the buccolingual level, the distance to the occlusal plane and the quantity of attached gingiva around it.
Aim of the Study: The aim of this study was to present the different types of surgical techniques and orthodontic tractions on impacted incisors cases.
Material and Methods: T In this article are presented three cases of maxillary impacted incisors treated with different surgical techniques and orthodontic tractions used for this dental eruption anomaly.
Conclusion: It is fundamental to make a correct and early diagnosis in cases of impacted incisors in order to choose the correct surgical technique and orthodontic traction to achieve good periodontal and aesthetic results in this cases.
Keywords: Impacted Maxillary Incisors; Gingivectomy
Copyright: © 2018 Katherine Landeta Morales., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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