Periodontal approach of impacted and retained maxillary anterior teeth

N. Henner, M. Pignoly, A. Antezack, V. Monnet-Corti
2018 Journal of Dentofacial Anomalies and Orthodontics  
Treatment of the impacted and retained teeth is a multidisciplinary approach involving close cooperation between periodontist and orthodontist. Clinical and radiographic examination leading subsequently to diagnosis, remain the most important prerequisites permitting appropriate treatment. Several surgical techniques are available to uncover impacted/retained tooth according to their position within the osseous and dental environment. Moreover, to access to the tooth and to bond an orthodontic
more » ... ond an orthodontic anchorage, the surgical techniques used during the surgical exposure must preserve the periodontium integrity. These surgical techniques are based on tissue manipulations derived from periodontal plastic surgery, permitting to establish and maintain long-term periodontal health.
doi:10.1051/odfen/2018053 fatcat:xzaoljdqmngy7pv7hq3mrissrq