Successful Orthodontic and Periodontic Management of Impacted Central Incisor with Compromised Labial Bone ZD18-ZD21
Dr. Mohammed Abdullah AlSarhan,
P.O. Box 55699, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Normal eruption of teeth is considered a critical phase for the development of hard and soft tissue apparatus of the craniofacial system. Disturbance in tooth eruption, in general, may lead to delay of eruption time or abnormal eruption position or both. Early orthodontic assessment and intervention can have a decisive role in the future of ectopically erupting or impacted teeth. While, the objective of orthodontics in these cases is to return teeth to their normal position within the alveolar housing, it may be complicated by deficiencies in hard and soft tissue surrounding these teeth. This paper presents a successful management of ectopically impacted maxillary central incisor by a combined periodontal surgery and orthodontic treatment.