The management of impacted maxillary central incisor in growing age period patient (Case Report)

Eddy H. Habar(1),

(1) Department of Orthodontic, Faculty of Dentistry, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia


Objectives: This article discusses case reports of impacted maxillary central incisor with orthodontic treatment approaches and minor surgical exposure measures.

Methods: A 12-year-old male patient presents with impacted maxillary central incisor, complaining of the appearance and aesthetics of his face. Objective examination showed edentulous in region 21 and the area narrowed.

Results: An orthodontic treatment is performed to open the space, followed by surgical exposure to attach a button for impacted tooth withdrawal

Conclusion: Maximum results are obtained with interdisciplinary treatment, in this case minor surgical exposure by an oral surgeon.


Incisor impacted teeth, Orthodontic treatment, Surgical exposure

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