Volume 8 Issue 1 (January, 2020)

Case Reports

A Novel Method of Uprighting an Impacted Premolar using Mini Screw- A Case Report
Rajmohan Y. Shetty, Joseph M. John, Amitha M. Hegde

Managing an impacted tooth provides a great challenge in pediatric dentistry. Several methods have been reported in literature, most of which are time consuming and causes discomfort to the patient. A new technique of uprighting an impacted tooth have been tried using a titanium mini screw. This technique is a simple chairside procedure, not requiring any surgical intervention causing no pain or discomfort for the patient with minimal treatment time required causing no damage to the adjacent tooth. Key words: impacted, premolar, uprighting, miniscrew.

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