Review Article
Volume 21 Issue 5 - 2022
Orthodontic Treatment in Impacted Maxillary Canines. A Review Literatura
Aquino Valverde Alexandra Jacqueline1*, Barrientos Sánchez Datfne Milagros1 and Atoche-Socola Katherine Joselyn2
1School of Dentistry, Universidad Científica del Sur, Lima, Perú
2Division of Oral Rehabilitation, School of Dentistry, Universidad Cientifica del Sur, Lima Peru
*Corresponding Author: Aquino Valverde Alexandra Jacqueline, School of Dentistry, Universidad Científica del Sur, Lima, Perú.
Received: March 21,2022; Published: April 28, 2022


The prevalence of impacted maxillary canines is 1 to 3%, approximately 50% of impacted canines cause root resorption of adjacent teeth. On the other hand, if the permanent canine has not begun to find its correct position, the evaluation of an orthodontist should be considered as the first option, who will provide various treatments. Orthodontic surgery and treatment are used to treat impacted canines in the maxilla affected in the permanent dentition. Depending on the position of the canine, the best treatment can be selected to achieve the correct position of the canine tooth. These article summaries all these difference techniques, knowing its advantages, and cost-benefits considerations.

The objective of this literature review is to update the information on orthodontic treatments in impacted maxillary canines, describe the etiology of impacted maxillary canines as well as describe orthodontic traction and treatments for impacted maxillary canines.


Keywords: Impacted Tooth; Orthodontic Traction; Permanent Dentition; Orthodontic Treatment


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Citation: Aquino Valverde Alexandra Jacqueline., et al. “Orthodontic Treatment in Impacted Maxillary Canines. A Review Literatura”. EC Dental Science 21.5 (2021): 80-86.

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