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Tooth transpositions--a review of the literature and treatment considerations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2688487     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This paper defines tooth transposition and discusses its history, incidence and possible etiology. An interesting parallel is drawn between tooth transposition and other dental anomalies (number, size, shape and location of teeth). Treatment options are discussed in terms of the age at which the transposition is discovered, as well as in terms of severity and completeness of the anomaly. While a logical and relatively predictable treatment solution should normally be considered, in some selected cases it may be prudent to venture into more complex treatment solutions.
Authors:
Y Shapira; M M Kuftinec
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Angle orthodontist     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0003-3219     ISO Abbreviation:  Angle Orthod     Publication Date:  1989  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-25     Completed Date:  1990-01-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370550     Medline TA:  Angle Orthod     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-6     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Growth and Special Care, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, KY 40292.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Child
Female
Humans
Male
Tooth Eruption, Ectopic* / therapy
Tooth Movement / methods

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