Canine Impactions- surgical and orthodontic considerations

Rani Hamsa Pasmathur Raju, Thilaga P. R Rani, Arun S Priya


The permanent canines are the foundation of an esthetic smile and functional occlusion. Factors that interfere with its development and eruption had serious consequences on esthetics, function and stability of stomatognathic system.  This paper reviews its diagnosis and treatment plan in an orthodontic and surgical aspect.



Canine Impaction; Orthodontics; Surgical Management


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