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Guiding unerupted teeth into occlusion: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21118634     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Delayed eruption of a permanent tooth may be a significant concern for children in the mixed dentition stage and their parents. This report describes the orthodontic management of a case in which an unerupted tooth was guided into occlusion during the mixed dentition stage, rather than waiting until the permanent dentition stage to perform comprehensive treatment. The article includes a description of the treatment mechanics for this process, which can be readily accomplished by general dentists.
Seema B Shah; Gajanan K Kulkarni
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal (Canadian Dental Association)     Volume:  76     ISSN:  1488-2159     ISO Abbreviation:  J Can Dent Assoc     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-01     Completed Date:  2011-03-29     Revised Date:  2011-04-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907605     Medline TA:  J Can Dent Assoc     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  a147     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Dentition, Mixed
Esthetics, Dental
Incisor / pathology*
Orthodontic Brackets
Orthodontic Extrusion / methods*
Orthodontic Wires
Patient Care Planning
Tooth, Unerupted / therapy*

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